McGraw-Hill Digital
Libro ebook Multicultural Medicine and Health Disparities, Satcher David Pamies Rubens
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Digital
Categories: Clinical trials
Language: Inglés
Price in book ePub
: 69.64 (69.64)
ePub with Adobe DRM
Publishing year: 2005
Size: 14.1 Mb
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ISBN: 0000071436804

An essential guide to clinical issues encountered during management of patients of varied cultural and economic backgrounds

This essential text assists health care students and practitioners in delivering skilled and appropriate care to all patients, no matter their ethnicity, country of origin, cultural history, or access to services. Presenting need-to-know and often hard to find information on differences in access to heath care, immunization histories, disease prevalence, attitudes about health and provision of care, and much more, this resource provides practical, authoritative, and specific guidance.

1. Immigration Pattern and Demographic Changes and Its Impact on U.S. Health

2. Cultural Competencies in Clinical Medicine: The Patient Encounter

3. The Impact of Culture on Health Outcomes

4. Compliance with Medical Treatment

5. Immunization and Preventive Health Care

6. Obesity and Nutrition

7. Cardiovascular Disease and Hypertension

8. Diabetes

9. Oncology

10. Hemoglobinopathies

11. Pregnancy, Prenatal Healthcare, and the Newborn

12. Tobacco, Alcohol, Drugs, and Violence

13. The AIDS Epidemic and Other Infectious Diseases in the Underserved and Minority Population

14. Transplantation and Organ Donation

15. Stress and Mental Health

16. Pain Management

17. Bioterrorism

18. Participation of Minorities in Research and Clinical Trial Lingering Impact of Tuskegee or New Concerns

19. The Role of Different Provider Types in Cultural Medicine

20. The Role of Government and Social Programs on Health Outcome in the Minority /Underserved Community

21. The Future of Health Care The Cost of No Change"

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