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Author Holland, Karen, 1949-

Title Cultural awareness in nursing and health care : an introductory text / by Karen Holland and Christine Hogg
Published London : Arnold, 2001


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Description xiii, 214 pages ; 25 cm
Contents Ch. 1. Culture, race and ethnicity - exploring the concepts -- Ch. 2. Understanding the theory of health and illness beliefs -- Ch. 3. Working with health and illness beliefs in practice -- Ch. 4. Religious beliefs and cultural care -- Ch. 5. Cultural care: knowledge and skills for implementation in practice -- Ch. 6. Culture and mental health -- Ch. 7. Women and health care in a multicultural society -- Ch. 8. Child- and family-centred care - a cultural perspective -- Ch. 9. Care of older people from black and minority ethnic groups -- Ch. 10. Death and bereavement - a cross-cultural perspective -- Ch. 11. Cultural diversity and professional practice
Summary "[This book] explores many sensitive issues of culture, race and ethnicity as they affect patient care. Its main focus is on the presentation of theoretical issues which are then discussed in relation to case studies and the reader's own clinical practice experiences." - back cover
Bibliography Includes bibliographic references (pages 182-192) and index
Subject Cultural awareness.
Transcultural medical care.
Community health services -- Social aspects.
Nursing -- Social aspects.
Transcultural nursing.
Author Hogg, C. (Christine)
ISBN 0340731338 paperback