Transcultural Health Care A Culturally Competent Approach 3rd Edition Nutrition

Transcultural health care a culturally competent

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Transcultural Health Care: A Culturally Competent Approach, 3rd Edition Nutrition Food may be synonymous with wealth Wide variety of meats, do not trim the fat—low-fat wild game is also eaten Organ meats are common Bones and bone marrow used for making sauces Preserve with salt
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Transcultural Health Care: A Culturally Competent Approach, 3rd Edition Transcultural Health Care: A Culturally Competent Approach, 3rd Edition Nutrition Continued Lots of frying (using lard or bacon grease) and pickling Anytime is the time to celebrate with food, especially in the rural areas Many teens have particularly poor health Status symbol to have instant coffee and snack foods
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Transcultural Health Care: A Culturally Competent Approach, 3rd Edition Transcultural Health Care: A Culturally Competent Approach, 3rd Edition Nutrition Continued Early introduction of solid foods May feed babies teaspoons of grease to make them healthy and strong Diet is frequently deficient in Vitamin A, iron, and calcium
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Transcultural Health Care: A Culturally Competent Approach, 3rd Edition Transcultural Health Care: A Culturally Competent Approach, 3rd Edition Childbearing Family Must eat well to have a healthy baby Do not reach over your head when pregnant Being frightened by a snake or eating strawberries or citrus can cause the baby to be marked Use bands around the belly and asafetida bags
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Transcultural Health Care: A Culturally Competent Approach, 3rd Edition Transcultural Health Care: A Culturally Competent Approach, 3rd Edition Death Rituals Must stay with the dying person Family should not be left alone Funerals with personal objects at the viewing and buried in their best clothes May take the deceased for viewing at home After the funeral there is more food and singing and for some a “wake” to celebrate life
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Transcultural Health Care: A Culturally Competent Approach, 3rd Edition Transcultural Health Care: A Culturally Competent Approach, 3rd Edition Death Rituals Continued Flowers are more important than donations to charity Particularly good at working through the grieving process Funeral directors are commonly used for bereavement Cremation is acceptable and ashes may be saved or dispersed on the “land”
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Transcultural Health Care: A Culturally Competent Approach, 3rd Edition Transcultural Health Care: A Culturally Competent Approach, 3rd Edition Spirituality Baptist, Pentecostal, Episcopalian, Jehovah’s Witness, Methodist, Presbyterian Each church adapts to the community Most are highly religious even though they do not attend church Common to attend Sunday and other days Preacher has a calling to “preach” Ministers are trained
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Transcultural Health Care: A Culturally Competent Approach, 3rd Edition Transcultural Health Care: A Culturally Competent Approach, 3rd Edition Spirituality Continued Meaning in life comes from the family and “living right with God,” which varies by the specific religious sect Nature is in control—fatalism
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