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Cultural, ethnic, and religious reference manual for healthcare providers / Janice D. Andrews.

By: Andrews, Janice Dobbins [author.].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Kernerville, NC : JAMARDA Resources, ©2013Edition: 4th ed.Description: xiv, 395 pages ; 26 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781481197588; 1481197584.Other title: Reference manual for health care providers.Subject(s): Medical care -- Cross-cultural studies | Medical ethics | Medical care -- Religious aspects | Cultural Characteristics | Delivery of Health Care | Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice | Religion | Medical care | Medical care -- Religious aspects | Medical ethicsGenre/Form: Cross-cultural studies.
Contents:
About the author -- Preface -- Dedication and acknowledgments -- Cultural terminology -- Basic strategies -- African Americans -- Afro-Caribbean Religions -- The Amish -- Appalachian Americans -- Arabs -- Asian Indian Hindus -- Buddhism -- Catholicism -- Christian Scientists -- The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints -- Eastern Orthodoxy -- Folk and herbal treatments -- Gypsies --Haitians -- Hinduism -- Hispanics and Latinos -- Islam --Jainism -- Jehovah's Witness -- Jews and Judaism -- Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals, and Transgenders (LGBTs) -- Native Americans -- Pacific Islanders -- Protestantism -- Rastafarians -- Russians (Non-Jewish) -- Seventh-Day Adventists -- Sikhs -- Traditional Female Genital Surgery (TFGS) -- White Americans -- Sample cultural assessment questions.
Summary: The Cultural, Ethnic, and Religious Reference Manual is authored by a nurse intimately aware of the challenges faced by healthcare providers as they attempt to deliver culturally competent care and better understand patient diversity in the face of frenzied schedules. This edition of the Cultural, Ethnic, and Religious Reference Manual maintains the highly successful and sought after conciseness of prior editions while building upon the most recently available healthcare-related data and statistics for each group included. This fourth edition contains over 30 chapters addressing frequently encountered religious, cultural, and ethnic groups. The contents of each chapter provide the reader with a quick overview of relative cultural norms, common health beliefs and practices, kinship factors, etc. while reminding the reader that each individual is unique and diverse in the practices of their culture or religion.
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Includes bibliographical references.

About the author -- Preface -- Dedication and acknowledgments -- Cultural terminology -- Basic strategies -- African Americans -- Afro-Caribbean Religions -- The Amish -- Appalachian Americans -- Arabs -- Asian Indian Hindus -- Buddhism -- Catholicism -- Christian Scientists -- The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints -- Eastern Orthodoxy -- Folk and herbal treatments -- Gypsies --Haitians -- Hinduism -- Hispanics and Latinos -- Islam --Jainism -- Jehovah's Witness -- Jews and Judaism -- Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals, and Transgenders (LGBTs) -- Native Americans -- Pacific Islanders -- Protestantism -- Rastafarians -- Russians (Non-Jewish) -- Seventh-Day Adventists -- Sikhs -- Traditional Female Genital Surgery (TFGS) -- White Americans -- Sample cultural assessment questions.

The Cultural, Ethnic, and Religious Reference Manual is authored by a nurse intimately aware of the challenges faced by healthcare providers as they attempt to deliver culturally competent care and better understand patient diversity in the face of frenzied schedules. This edition of the Cultural, Ethnic, and Religious Reference Manual maintains the highly successful and sought after conciseness of prior editions while building upon the most recently available healthcare-related data and statistics for each group included. This fourth edition contains over 30 chapters addressing frequently encountered religious, cultural, and ethnic groups. The contents of each chapter provide the reader with a quick overview of relative cultural norms, common health beliefs and practices, kinship factors, etc. while reminding the reader that each individual is unique and diverse in the practices of their culture or religion.

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