Due to the strong cultural factor Asian tend to present with the dad might not

Due to the strong cultural factor asian tend to

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fully; therefore, hurting his wellbeing due to stress. Due to the strong cultural factor Asian tend to present with, the dad might not be open about his needs. A referral to the additional resources to assist with financial and physical needs if the patient agrees. Maintaining cultural sensitivity with this case study is imperative in helping this individual and his daughter. Targeted Questions Communicating concerning one's culture is critical in completing a health history assessment. Also, awareness of nonverbal communication should be displayed. According to Carteret (2010), Asian cultures tend to use gesture, body language, eye contact, pitch, intonation, word stress, and the use of silence as important as the actual words being spoken in conversation. Effective communication attributes to effective care (Seibert et al., 2002). The five targeted questions to ask the patient to build his or her health history and to assess his or her health risks would include: 1. Can you inform me about your current medical history? 2. Do you feel safe at home? 3. Would you be open to for additional resources to help you at home? 4. Do you ever feel sad or have suicidal or homicidal thoughts?
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