N512 Module 3 Discussion.docx - Conduct a literature search to locate a journal article related to the health or health care practices of

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Conduct a literature search to locate a journal article related to the health or health care practices of African-American, European American, or Appalachian people. Present a summary of the journal article, and examine how the information presented may impact your nursing practice. Please provide a copy of the journal article (or hyperlink) if possible.Professor & ClassLittle is known about the self-care practices of chronically ill African Americans or how lack of access to health care affects self-care. Results from a qualitative interview study of 167 African Americans who had one or more chronic illnesses found that self-care practices were culturally based, and the insured reported more extensive programs of self-care. Those who had some form of health insurance much more frequently reported the influence of physicians and health education programs in self-care regimens than did those who were uninsured.African Americans have a long tradition of health and healing practices that shape, in part, what they do to care for themselves in the present day. According to Becker, Gates, & Newsom (2004), African American traditional medicine can be traced back beyond enslavement in the United States to their native cultures in Africa. They used magical and herbal cures from their
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