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Transcultural Health Care : A Culturally Competent Approach

Transcultural Health Care : A Culturally Competent Approach - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 978-0803618657

Cover of Transcultural Health Care : A Culturally Competent Approach 3RD 08 (ISBN 978-0803618657)
ISBN13: 978-0803618657
ISBN10: 0803618654
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 3RD 08
Publisher: F. A. Davis Co.
Published: 2008
International: No

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Transcultural Health Care : A Culturally Competent Approach - 3RD 08 edition

ISBN13: 978-0803618657

Larry Purnell and Betty Paulanka

ISBN13: 978-0803618657
ISBN10: 0803618654
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 3RD 08
Publisher: F. A. Davis Co.

Published: 2008
International: No
Summary

Noted researchers, educators, and clinicians, from a wealth of backgrounds, use the Purnell twelve-step model to examine more than 30 population groups from a health care perspective. Each brings a personal understanding of the traditions and customs of their societies, providing a unique perspective on the implications for patient care. Prepares the student for the culturally rich and ethnically diverse world in which he or she will be practicing.

Author Bio

Betty J. Paulanka, EdD, RN, Professor and Dean, University of Delaware, College of Health and Nursing Sciences, Newark, Delaware
Larry D. Purnell, PhD, RN, Associate Professor, University of Delaware, College of Health and Nursing Sciences, Newark, Delaware

Table of Contents

Introduction
Ch. 1 Transcultural Diversity and Health Care 1
Ch. 2 The Purnell Model for Cultural Competence 8
Ch. 3 People of African American Heritage 40
Ch. 4 The Amish 54
Ch. 5 People of Appalachian Heritage 73
Ch. 6 People of Arab Heritage 90
Ch. 7 People of Chinese Heritage 106
Ch. 8 People of Cuban Heritage 122
Ch. 9 People of Filipino Heritage 138
Ch. 10 People of French Canadian Heritage 160
Ch. 11 People of Iranian Heritage 177
Ch. 12 People of Irish Heritage 194
Ch. 13 People of Italian Heritage 205
Ch. 14 People of Japanese Heritage 218
Ch. 15 People of Jewish Heritage 234
Ch. 16 People of Korean Heritage 249
Ch. 17 People of Mexican Heritage 264
Ch. 18 Navajo Indians 279
Ch. 19 People of Polish Heritage 284
Ch. 20 People of Puerto Rican Heritage 307
Ch. 21 People of Vietnamese Heritage 327
App. A Cultural and Racial Diseases and Illnesses 345
Glossary 351
Index 359

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