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Culture and health : a critical perspective towards global health

Author: Malcolm MacLachlan
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, 2006
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2. edView all editions and formats
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Most Western health professionals practice in multicultural societies. The influence of culture on illness, health and rehabilitation is therefore very important. Despite this, most lower level  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Malcolm MacLachlan
ISBN: 9780470847367 0470847360 0470847379 9780470847374
OCLC Number: 489059627
Description: xvi, 312 s. : illustrations
Contents: About the Author. Critical acclaim for the First Edition. Preface to the First Edition. Preface to the Second Edition. 1 Culture and health. 2 Understanding cultural differences. 3 Cultures and their syndromes. 4 Culture and mental health. 5 Culture and physical health. 6 Culture and treatment. 7 Culturally sensitive health services. 8 Promoting health across cultures. 9 Global health. Postscript. References. Index.
Responsibility: Malcolm MacLachlan

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"...an excellent text for qualified nurses...offers far more than an overview..." (Nursing Standard, August 2006)

 
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