Cultural Diversity in Health and Illness (Heftet)


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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2016
Antall sider: 416
Forlag: Pearson Education (US)
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9780134413310
Kategori: Helse- og sosialfag
Omtale: Cultural Diversity in Health and Illness
For courses in Community/Public Health Nursing, Transcultural Nursing, and CEUs.

Promotes an awareness of the dimensions and complexities involved in caring for people from diverse cultural backgrounds

The ninth edition of Cultural Diversity in Health and Wellness examines the differences existing within North America by probing the health care system, consumers, and examples of traditional health beliefs and practices among selected populations. An essential for any health-care professional, this book sets the standard for cultural perspectives and more importantly HEALTH the balance of the person, both within one s being physical, mental, and spiritual and in the outside world natural, communal, and metaphysical. (Terms such as HEALTH are written this way to emphasize holistic meaning.) An emphasis on the influences of recent social, political, and demographic changes helps to explore the issues and perceptions of health and illness today, while introductory and capstone chapters help place material within perspective.


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