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Caring for Women Cross-Culturally

Caring for Women Cross-Culturally - 03 edition

Caring for Women Cross-Culturally - 03 edition

ISBN13: 9780803610040

ISBN10: 0803610041

Caring for Women Cross-Culturally by Patricia F. St. Hill, Juliene G. Lipson and Afaf Ibrahim Meleis - ISBN 9780803610040
Edition: 03
Copyright: 2003
Publisher: F. A. Davis Co.
Published: 2003
International: No
Caring for Women Cross-Culturally by Patricia F. St. Hill, Juliene G. Lipson and Afaf Ibrahim Meleis - ISBN 9780803610040

ISBN13: 9780803610040

ISBN10: 0803610041

Summary

Written by experts in transcultural health care, this unique book will provide your students with reliable information on all aspects of women's health -- not just obstetrics -- within the customs, beliefs, and norms of various cultures. Your students will feel confident in their health-care knowledge when working with ethnic minority women.


Key Features :

  • Quick-reference access to reliable cultural information for the health care of women from 20 immigrant and ethnic minority groups in North America
  • Each chapter organized with the same systematic, consistent presentation of cultural issues for each group covered, enabling quick and easy retrieval of information
  • Information on all aspects of women's health within the context of cultural group norms, beliefs, and practices
  • Specific healthcare considerations for women of each group is covered
  • "Notes to the Provider" throughout cite potential problems that may be encountered at certain developmental stages or when dealing with a sensitive topic


Author Bio

St. Hill, Patricia F. : Texas Women's University, Dallas, Texas.


Lipson, Juliene G. : University of California, San Francisco, California.

Meleis, Afaf Ibrahim : University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. Theoretical Considerations of Health Care for Immigrant and Minority Women
2. African Americans
3. American Indians and Alaska Natives
4. Arab Americans
5. Brazilians
6. Cambodians
7. Chinese
8. Colombians
9. Egyptians
10. Ethiopians/Eritreans
11. Filipinos
12. Haitians
13. Japanese
14. Koreans
15. Mexican Americans
16. Puerto Ricans
17. Russians (Former Soviets)
18. South Asians
19. Vietnamese
20. West Indians
Appendix A: Resources for Women
Appendix B: Bibliography on Immigrant and Refugee Women's Health

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