The Florida Bar

Culturally competent healthcare

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Date Published:02/01/1998
Title:Culturally competent healthcare
Source:Postgraduate Medicine/Peter A. Setness MD

Meeting the challenges can improve outcomes and enrich patient care and the growing diversity of our population. Also touches on cultural competency in healthcare, ranging from not sharing prognosis with the patient to being unable (because cultural beliefs forbid it) to touch the head of a patient.
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