Transcultural Health Care A Culturally Competent Approach 3rd Edition

Transcultural health care a culturally competent

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Transcultural Health Care: A Culturally Competent Approach, 3rd Edition Transcultural Health Care: A Culturally Competent Approach, 3rd Edition Family Roles Continued Divorce uncommon in Iran and carries a stigma—if divorce, it is the woman’s fault, never the man’s—varies in the United States Pregnancy before marriage can have devastating outcomes and is not talked about, it does not happen—it is just taken care of Gay lesbianism highly stigmatized and is a capital crime punishable by death in Iran
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Transcultural Health Care: A Culturally Competent Approach, 3rd Edition Transcultural Health Care: A Culturally Competent Approach, 3rd Edition Biocultural Ecology Wide variations in skin color, hair color, and eye color and depends on heritage from previous domination by other countries and cultures Common illnesses in Iran include malaria, hypertension, meningitis, hookworms, and parasitosis
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Transcultural Health Care: A Culturally Competent Approach, 3rd Edition Transcultural Health Care: A Culturally Competent Approach, 3rd Edition Biocultural Ecology Continued Great numbers with genetic disorders brought on by close sanguinity marriages resulting in blindness, epilepsy, anemias, hemophilias Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency —fava bean allergies can cause hemolytic crisis
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Transcultural Health Care: A Culturally Competent Approach, 3rd Edition Transcultural Health Care: A Culturally Competent Approach, 3rd Edition Nutrition Food is a symbol of hospitality; serve the best food for guests who are expected to eat several servings. Polite to refuse snacks and beverages when first offered—accept it on the third offering Rarely eat fast food; fresh food is greatly preferred, and many hours are spent preparing meals
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Transcultural Health Care: A Culturally Competent Approach, 3rd Edition Transcultural Health Care: A Culturally Competent Approach, 3rd Edition Nutrition Continued Strict Muslims avoid pork and alcohol and meat must be prepared with ritual slaughter called halal. Food should be eaten with the right hand (clean hand) and food should be passed with the right hand or both hands. Traditional prefer family to bring food from home if hospitalized.
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Transcultural Health Care: A Culturally Competent Approach, 3rd Edition Transcultural Health Care: A Culturally Competent Approach, 3rd Edition Nutrition Continued Balance food between garm (hot) and sard (cold) —if balance does not occur, one may become “chilled” or “overheated.” Women are more susceptible to these conditions than are men. Newer immigrants may have protein and vitamin deficiencies.
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Transcultural Health Care: A Culturally Competent Approach, 3rd Edition Transcultural Health Care: A Culturally Competent Approach, 3rd Edition Childbearing Family Menstruating women are not allowed to touch holy objects, have intercourse, exercise, or shower.
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