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Geri-Ann Galanti provides over 300 case studies and examples of what can go wrong in healthcare when cultural conflicts arise… and suggestions on how to make it right. Now in its 5th edition, Caring for Patients from Different Cultures is the definitive book for understanding these cultural differences.

The new edition includes a chapter on improving patient adherence, and another chapter on the actual changes various hospitals have made to accommodate cultural differences. Caring for Patients from Different Cultures continues to provides healthcare workers with a frame of reference for understanding cultural differences and sound alternatives for providing the best possible care to multicultural communities. It is a fun and informative guide to cultural competence.

Cultural Sensitivity:
A Pocket Guide for Health Care Professionals

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Now in its 2nd edition, Cultural Sensitivity: A Pocket Guide for Health Care Professionals provides all healthcare workers with an ‘on-the-go’ quick reference pocket guide for understanding cultural differences.

Caring for Patients from Different Cultures, 5th Edition

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  • Table of Contents

    1. Basic Concepts
    2. Communication and Time Orientation
    3. Pain
    4. Religion and Spirituality
    5. Activities of Daily Living and the Body
    6. Family
    7. Men and Women
    8. Staff Relations
    9. Birth
    10. End of Life
    11. Mental Health
    12. Traditional Medicine: Practices and Perspectives
    13. Improving Adherence
    14. Making a Difference

    Appendix 1: Cultural Profiles
    Appendix 2: Selected Religions
    Appendix 3: Do’s and Don’t’s of Providing Culturally Competent Care
    Appendix 4: Tips for Working with Interpreters
    Appendix 5: Summary of Case Studies

Find out more in-depth information. Read the book Caring for Patients from Different Cultures by Geri-Ann Galanti. Audio and paperback editions are available here: Kindle, Audible, iTunesAmazonUPenn Press, and Barnes & Noble