Doorway Thoughts: Cross-Cultural Health Care for Older Adults

Author(s)American Geriatrics Society, Reva Alder & Hosam Kamel
PublisherJones & Bartlett Publishers

This book addresses the role of ethnicity in health decision-making in America. This book focuses on how clinicians caring for older adults can develop an understanding of different ethnic groups in order to effectively care for their patients. Chapters in this volume, which is the first in a series, address cross-cultural health care for older adults who are from one or more minority groups, including: African Americans, American Indians, Alaska Natives, Asian Indian Americans, Chinese Americans, Hispanic Americans, Japanese Americans, and Vietnamese Americans.

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