Summary: Now in its Fifth Edition, this text conveys the importance of diverse cultural knowledge for evaluation of patient outcomes, understanding persons in clinical settings, and appropriate responses during the nurse/client interaction. This edition features a new chapter on international nursing by Dr. Paula Herberg, who has worked extensively with Islamic populations. The text addresses the new transcultural nursing challenges brought about by immigration, refugee programs, illegal mig
ration, and the changing healthcare delivery system. New case studies and critical thinking exercises focus on cultural responses to bioterrorism, border health issues, and concerns related to health disparities.
Summary: Now in its Fifth Edition, this text conveys the importance of diverse cultural knowledge for evaluation of patient outcomes, understanding persons in clinical settings, and appropriate responses during the nurse/client interaction. This edition features a new chapter on international nursing by Dr. Paula Herberg, who has worked extensively with Islamic populations. The text addresses the new transcultural nursing challenges brought about by immigration, refugee programs, illegal migration, and the changing healthcare delivery system. New case studies and critical thinking exercises focus on cultural responses to bioterrorism, border health issues, and concerns related to health disparities. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:5TH 08 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Lippincott-Raven Publishers Published: 10/01/2007 International: No
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Table of Contents Pt. 1 Historical and Theoretical Foundations of Transcultural Nursing Care 1 1 Theoretical Foundations of Transcultural Nursing 3 2 Culturally Competent Nursing Care 15 3 Cultural Competence in the Health History and Physical Examination 36 4 The Influence of Cultural and Health Belief Systems on Health Care Practices 73 Pt. 2 Transcultural Nursing: Across the Lifespan 93 5 Transcultural Perspectives in Childbearing 95 6 Transcultural Perspectives in the Nursing Care of Children 132 7 Transcultural Perspectives in the Nursing Care of Adults 181 8 Transcultural Nursing Care of Older Adults 209 Pt. 3 Nursing in Multicultural Health Care Settings 247 9 Creating Culturally Competent Organizations 249 10 Transcultural Perspectives in Mental Health Nursing 272 11 Culture, Family, and Community 315 12 Cultural Diversity in the Health Care Workforce 361 Pt. 4 Contemporary Challenges in Transcultural Nursing 403 13 Transcultural Aspects of Pain 405 14 Religion, Culture, and Nursing 432 15 Cultural Competence in Ethical Decision-Making 503 App. A Andrews/Boyle Transcultural Nursing Assessment Guide 533 Index 540
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