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This practical, concise guide presents information on cultural variations that potentially impact patient and family care. The dominant cultures of more than 180 countries are presented alphabetically. Information regarding major language, health care beliefs, ethnic or racial specific diseases, and national childhood immunizations is among the valuable data included.
* Organizes countries alphabetically to provide quick access to important cultural information. * Provides national childhood immunization schedules and the latest information from the World Health Organization to ensure timely and accurate information. * Includes culture data categories to assist the reader in developing an individualized patient assessment. * Features brief descriptions of each country's topography and provides maps to illustrate potential environmental etiologies of an illness. * Presents references and related readings to facilitate search for in-depth information. o Highlights information on 20 more countries than the last edition. o Updates on country names, information and topographic maps.
A Volume in the Nursing Pocket Guides Series
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This handy guide presents practical, concise information that could impact patient and family careAbout the Author:
Elaine Geissler, PhD, RN, CTN
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Book Description Elsevier. Condition: New. pp. 320. Seller Inventory # 5798159
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