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Cultural Awareness in Nursing and Health Care an Introductory Text

by: Karen Holland and Christine Hogg

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Publisher: CRC PRESS,28/05/2010

Category: NURSING Level: B/I

ISBN: 0340972904
ISBN13: 9780340972908

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The second edition of this popular introductory text explores the many sensitive issues of culture, race and ethnicity as they affect patient care, including:
-health and illness beliefs, and their relationship to religious beliefs
-mental health and culture
-women's health in a multicultural society
-caring for older people
death and bereavement
All chapters have been updated to present the latest theory and practice and new chapters on men's health and cultural care, and migration and asylum seekers have been added, along with updated case studies and reflective exercises to help the reader link theory to practice.
This book is essential reading for all nursing students, as well as midwifery, allied health and health and social care students. It is also a useful reference for qualified nurses, midwives, health care assistants, assistant healthcare practitioners and allied health professionals.

Culture, race and ethnicity: exploring the concepts. Understanding the theory of health and illness beliefs. Working with health and illness beliefs in practice. Religious beliefs and cultural care. Cultural care: knowledge and skills for implementation in practice. Culture and mental health. Women and health care in a multicultural society. Men and health care in a multicultural society. Child and family centred care: a cultural perspective. Care of older people from black and minority ethnic groups. Caring for the health needs of migrants, refugees and asylum seekers. Death and bereavement: a cross-cultural perspective. Cultural diversity and professional practice.

Karen Holland SRN BSc( Hons) RNT MSc, Professorial Fellow, School of Nursing, University of Salford
Christine Hogg BSc(Econ) RGN RMN PgDE MSc PhD, Senior Lecturer, School of Nursing, University of Salford