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dc.contributor.authorCulley, Lorraine
dc.contributor.authorDyson, Simon
dc.identifier.citationCulley, L and Dyson, S. (2009) Ethnicity and Healthcare Practice: A guide for the primary care team. London: Quay Books.en
dc.description.abstractConcise 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, Leicesteren
dc.publisherQuay Booksen
dc.subjectprimary careen
dc.titleEthnicity and healthcare practice: A guide for the primary care team.en
dc.researchgroupHealth Policy Research Unit
dc.researchgroupUnit for the Social Study of Thalassaemia and Sickle Cell
dc.researchgroupReproduction Research Group
dc.researchgroupMary Seacole Research Centre
dc.researchinstituteInstitute for Allied Health Sciences Researchen
dc.researchinstituteCentre for Reproduction Research (CRR)en

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