Cross-Cultural Caring, 2nd ed.

Cross-Cultural Caring, 2nd ed.

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As North America's ethnic populations increase, health care and social service workers are recognizing that in order to provide culturally sensitive and effective treatment programs they must be more aware of the particular needs of their ethnic patients. This newly revised edition of Cross-Cultural Caring: A Handbook for Health Professionals describes Vietnamese, Cambodian and Laotian, Chinese, Japanese, Iranian, South Asian, and Central American ethno-cultural groups. It stresses the need to understand both the cultural beliefs and the daily life concerns facing immigrants, such as work, income, child-rearing, and aging, all of which impinge on health.Mexico has both a private and a public health care system, and many physicians work in both. Mexicans new to Canada may ... other countries in the region. The country has 178 physicians per 100, 000 people, compared to 186 in Canada.

Title:Cross-Cultural Caring, 2nd ed.
Author:Nancy Waxler-Morrison, Joan M. Anderson, Elizabeth Richardson, Natalie A. Chambers
Publisher:UBC Press - 2011-11-01


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