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Multicultural medicine and health disparities

Author: David Satcher; Rubens J Pamies; Nancy N Woelfl
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This 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 health-care, immunization histories, disease prevalence, attitudes about health and provision care, and much more."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Cross-cultural studies
Études transculturelles
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Multicultural medicine and health disparities.
New York : McGraw-Hill, ©2006
(OCoLC)607598904
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Satcher; Rubens J Pamies; Nancy N Woelfl
ISBN: 0071436804 9780071436809
OCLC Number: 61253989
Description: xxii, 577 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Sect. I. Health-care disparities across the life span. Health disparities in the United States: a continuing challenge / Hani K. Atrash, Melissa D. Hunter --
Geographic studies of black-white mortality / Robert S. Levine [and others] --
Pregnancy and women's health / Kimberly D. Gregory, Magda G. Peck, Ezra C. Davidson, Jr. --
Health disparities in children / Frances J. Dunston --
Health-care access for children of immigrants / Nicole Prudent [and others] --
Geriatrics and end-of-life care / Jamehl L. Demons, Ramon Velez --
Sect. II. The disparate burden of disease. Cardiovascular disease and hypertension / Charlotte Jones-Burton, Elijah Saunders --
Diabetes / Samuel Dagogo-Jack, James R. Gavin III --
Oncology / Otis W. Brawley, Susan G. Moore --
Transplantation and organ donation / Clive O. Callender, Gwendolyn D. Maddox, Patrice Miles. Immunization and preentive care / Walter W. Williams [and others] --
Obesity and nutrition / David Satcher, Kathi A. Earles --
HIV infection and AIDS / Eric P. Goosby --
Sickle cell disease and hemoglobinopathies / Kristy F. Woods, Samir K. Ballas --
Mental health / Henry W. Dove, Tanya R. Anderson, Carl C. Bell --
Dentistry and oral health / Jeanne Craig Sinkford, John W. Reinhardt --
Tobacco, Alcohol, and drugs / Beny J. Primm [and others] --
Injury and violence prevention / Christine M. Branche, Alex E. Crosby --
Assessing and managing pain / Carmen Renee' Green --
Case studies in multicultural medicine and health disparities / Wally R. Smith [and others] --
Sect. III. Issues in health-care policy and delivery. Cultural competency / Ana Núñez, Candace Robertson. Case studies in cultural competency / Oladipo Kukoyi [and others] --
Diversity and the health-care workforce / Rubens J. Pamies [and others] --
Diversity management in nursing / Colleen Conway-Welch [and others] --
Trust, medical care, and racial and ethnic minorities / Vanessa Northington Gamble --
Participation of minorities in research and clinical trials / David Grandison --
Disparities in patient safety / Harvey J. Murff, Daniel J. France, Robert S. Dittus --
Health-care disparities in medical genetics / G. Bradley Schaefer, Georgia M. Dunston --
Community health centers / Margaret K. Hargreaves, Carolyn W. Arnold, William J. Blot --
Faith-based initiatives / Gregory Strayhorn --
Complementary and alternative medicine / Michael D. Floyd --
Bioterrorism preparedness: the challenge of disparate populations / Adam M. Kingston, Marsha Morien, Steven H. Hinrichs --
The benefits of affirmative action in higher education / Jordan J. Cohen --
the role of government in minority health: a surgeon general's perspective / David Satcher.
Responsibility: [edited by] David Satcher, Rubens J. Pamies ; contributing editor, Nancy N. Woelfl.
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