Ethnicity and healthcare practice: A guide for the primary care team.

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Show simple item record Culley, Lorraine Dyson, Simon 2010-02-05T14:13:51Z 2010-02-05T14:13:51Z 2009
dc.identifier.citation Culley, L and Dyson, S. (2009) Ethnicity and Healthcare Practice: A guide for the primary care team. London: Quay Books. en
dc.identifier.isbn 9781856423663
dc.identifier.isbn 1856423662
dc.description.abstract Concise overview of the key issues in understanding the relationships between ethnicity and health. Includes practical suggestions and resources for primary health providers. Each chapter includes a brief overview, examples of good practice and a resources section. Description This book provides a social perspective on illness within different ethnic groups with practical suggestions for primary health providers on a wide range of issues such as how to deal with communication and language barriers with minority ethnic communities. It explores different cultural perspectives of medical care including complementary and Chinese medicine and considers the ethical dilemmas relating to contemporary medical advances. It also discusses mental health issues as well as needs of refugees and asylum seekers. Each chapter provides a brief overview, examples of good practice, key point boxes and a resources section Author information Dr Lorraine Culley is Professor of Social Science and Health and Associate Director of the Mary Seacole Centre for Health Research at De Montfort University, Leicester. She is the Knowledge-Share Editor for the Journal of Diversity in Health and Care. Dr Simon Dyson is a Professor of Applied Social Sciences and Director of the Unit for the Social Study of Thalassaemia and Sickle Cell at De Montfort University, Leicester en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Quay Books en
dc.subject ethnicity en
dc.subject healthcare en
dc.subject primary care en
dc.subject race en
dc.subject inequality en
dc.subject diversity en
dc.title Ethnicity and healthcare practice: A guide for the primary care team. en
dc.type Book en
dc.researchgroup Health Policy Research Unit
dc.researchgroup Unit for the Social Study of Thalassaemia and Sickle Cell
dc.researchgroup Reproduction Research Group
dc.researchgroup Mary Seacole Research Centre
dc.peerreviewed Yes

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