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Transcultural Nursing Assessment and Intervention

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ISBN-10: 032308379X

ISBN-13: 9780323083799

Edition: 6th 2013

Authors: Joyce Newman Giger

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Giger and Davidhizar's unique transcultural model of clear, easy-to-apply assessment and intervention strategies is the definitive source for use in the clinical setting! This authoritative resource will help you learn to identify the six key cultural phenomena used in caring for clients from different backgrounds (communication, space, social organization, time, environmental control, and biological variations), and help you apply these phenomena to a variety of individuals in different cultures.Unique! Giger & Davidhizar's Transcultural Assessment Model devotes a full chapter to each of the six aspects of cultural assessment (communication, space, social organization, time, environmental control, and biologic variations) to help you apply this model to any client of any culture.Expert author Joyce Newman Giger is a pioneer in the field of transcultural nursing.Case studies and critical thinking questions help you apply the assessment framework in practice.UNIQUE! Sample care plans demonstrate how to apply principles to specific client needs.UNIQUE! Discussion of the spiritual component provides a more holistic, integrated approach to culture and assessment.Clarification of biologic variations for select cultural groups raises awareness of potential risks/influences on client health.2010 census data is incorporated through the book to provide the most current analysis of demographic trends.Completely revised cultural chapters reflect the shifting experiences of different cultural groups in our society.NEW! 6 additional cultural chapters on Nigerians, Uganda Americans, Jordanian Americans, Cuban Americans, Amish Americans, and Irish Americans
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Book details

List price: $72.95
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 2/17/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 736
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.706

Framework for Cultural Assessment and Intervention Techniques
Introduction to Transcultural Nursing
Communication
Space
Social Organization
Time
Environmental Control
Biological Variations
Application of Assessment and Intervention Techniques Specific to Cultural Groups
African-Americans
Mexican Americans
Navajos
Appalachians
American Eskimos: The Yup'ik and Inupiat
Japanese Americans
Afghans and Afghan Americans
Russian Americans
Chinese Americans
Filipino Americans
Vietnamese Americans
East Indian Hindu Americans
Haitian Americans
Jewish Americans
Korean Americans
French Canadians of Quebec Origin
Puerto Rican Americans
Nigerian Americans
Ugandan Americans
Jordanian Americans
Cuban Americans
Amish Americans
Irish Americans
Answer Key to Review Questions
Index