By Wen-Shing Tseng M.D., Jon Streltzer M.D. (auth.)
Cultural Competence in healthiness Care
A consultant for Professionals
Wen-Shing Tseng, collage of Hawaii, Honolulu
Jon Streltzer, collage of Hawaii, Honolulu
Between a growing to be pan-ethnic sufferer base, the necessity to resolve inequalities of care, and the medical desirability of viewing consumers of their entirety, utilized cultural wisdom is rising as an important aim of scientific and public wellbeing and fitness perform. Cultural Competence in health and wellbeing Care bargains a wealth of this important wisdom with emphasis on day by day medical paintings. Authors Tseng and Streltzer, recognized specialists on transcultural medication and treatment, commence by means of differentiating among affliction and disease and recommend on a number of functional concerns, from discussing culturally delicate topics to negotiating compromises among conventional therapeutic and verified drugs, in order that readers will achieve either worthwhile operating ideas and worthy empathy with consumers. Case stories spotlight scientific matters as they follow to numerous minority (and majority) teams, and 8 insightful chapters demonstrate cultural dimensions expressed in:
- Concepts of disorder and disease behaviors.
- Assessment, interviews, and symptom presentation.
- Hospitalization, medicine, family members involvement, consent issues.
- Highly charged scientific components, e.g., soreness administration, transfusions, reproductive matters, organ donation.
- Frequently stigmatized stipulations similar to AIDS, STDs, melanoma, and psychiatric disorders.
- Care by way of non-medical execs, together with social employees, actual therapists, and nutritionists.
Cultural Competence in future health Care is both suited for use through practitioners and scholars in medication, psychology, nursing, social paintings, and affiliated fields. and because it’s one of many merely practice-oriented books at the subject, cross-cultural classes in education courses will locate it particularly useful.
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