By Day 3 Post an explanation of the specific socioeconomic spiritual lifestyle

By day 3 post an explanation of the specific

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By Day 3Postan explanation of the specific socioeconomic, spiritual, lifestyle, and other cultural factors associated with the patient you selected. Explain the issues that you would need to be sensitive to when interacting with the patient, and why. Provide at least five targeted questions you would ask the patient to build his or her health history and to assess his or her health risks.NURS 6512 Main post 2 of week 2 Asian MaleThe patient I have selected is a 86 year old Asian male who is dependent on his daughter for his survival. He is dependent on his daughter who is a single mother and care taker. From the given data, it is clear that their socio economic status is poor. He belongs to the ethnic minority group. The socioeconomic disparity negatively affect the health and medical care of individuals
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belonging to these groups (Ball, Dains, Flynn, Solomon, & Stewart, 2015). This also calls for using the cultural assessment guide where I can find out more about the patient’s health beliefs and practices, faith based influences and special rituals, language spoken at home, sources of support beyond family, and dietary practices. An attempt towards being culturally competentWhile communication with my patient, I will avoid firm gaze since it might be considered rude or immodest. I will emphasize more on attitude and feelings rather than being direct and coming to the point. I will find out about the ability of the patient to speak English andif there is any special signs of demonstrating respect (Ball, Dains, Flynn, Solomon, & Stewart, 2015).The few things that caught my attention were the bruises on his upper arm and back, chronic prostatitis, falls, elevated blood pressure, and unexplained weight loss. He has no symptoms to relate these findings to any diagnoses. In fact, they all point towards physical abuse.I have my doubts about his nutrition and medications as well. This could be very sensitive issue to deal with. Also, it will be difficult for me to get any information out of him. This is mainly because of the language barrier and his fear of the consequences for confiding in me. In order to assess the social context. I would inquire about stressors and support networks, sense of life control, and literacy. I also need to have cultural humility in order to be able to recognize the patient’s limitations in knowledge and cultural perspective. (Ball, Dains, Flynn, Solomon, & Stewart, 2015).Questions I would ask
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The questions that I would ask for building up the health history and assess his health risks are asfollows:How is food prepared and consumed?Are there periods of required fasting? What are they?
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