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Culturally competent healthcare

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

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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[Revised: 06-30-2004]