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Cultural Diversity in Health and Illness

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ISBN-10: 0130493791

ISBN-13: 9780130493798

Edition: 6th 2004 (Revised)

Authors: Rachel E. Spector

List price: $53.95
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Description:

The sixth edition of this best-selling resource continues to teach nursing, health professions, medical and social science readers the importance of cultural competence and cultural awareness in the health care industry. The new edition will include revised organization to create a better flow of content, new content on gererational differences, updated chapter on health care delivery system, updated illustrations and tables and MediaLink icons. For undergraduate and graduate courses in patient care and basic health related profession programs, as well as medical, social work, and other health disciplines.
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Book details

List price: $53.95
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 7/23/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Preface
Acknowledgments
Cultural Foundations
Cultural Heritage and History
National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services in Health Care
CulturalCare
Heritage Consistency
Acculturation Themes
Ethnocultural Life Trajectories
Commingling Variables
Cultural Conflict
Cultural Phenomena Affecting Health
Diversity
Population: Census 2000
Immigration
Poverty
Health and Illness
Health
Illness
Health Domains
Health Traditions
Health and Illness
Health Traditions Model
Health Protection
Health/Health Care Choices
Folk Medicine
Health/Health Care Philosophies
Healing Traditions
Healing
Ancient Forms of Healing
Religion and Healing
Healing and Today's Beliefs
Ancient Rituals Related to the Life Cycle
Familial Health Traditions
Familial Health/Health Traditions
Consciousness Raising
Health Care Delivery and Issues
Trends in Development of the Health Care System
Health Care Reform
Common Problems in Health Care Delivery
Pathways to Health Services
Medicine as an Institution of Social Control
The Health Care Provider's Culture
Health and Illness Panoramas
Health and Illness in the American Indian and Alaska Native Population
Background
Traditional Definitions of Health and Illness
Traditional Methods of Healing
Current Health Care Problems
The Indian Health Service
Health and Illness in the Asian Population
Background
Traditional Definitions of Health and Illness
Traditional Methods of Health Maintenance and Protection
Traditional Methods of Health Restoration
Current Health Problems
Health and Illness in the Black Population
Background
Traditional Definitions of Health and Illness
Traditional Methods of Health Maintenance and Protection
Traditional Methods of Health Restoration
Current Health Problems
Health and Illness in the Hispanic Population
Background
Mexicans
Puerto Ricans
Health and Illness in the White Population
Background
Italian Americans
German Americans
Polish Americans
Epilogue
Selected Key Terms Related to Cultural Diversity in Health and Illness
Suggested Course Outline
Suggested Course Activities
Heritage Assessment Tool
Quick Guide for CulturalCare
Data Resources
Networks: Selected Health-Related Organizations
Folklife Centers
Bibliography
Index