Ethnicity and health care.



Publisher: National League for Nursing in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 55 Downloads: 559
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  • Nursing -- Social aspects -- United States -- Congresses.,
  • Minorities -- Medical care -- United States -- Congresses.

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ContributionsNational League for Nursing.
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LC ClassificationsRT86.5 .E83
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 55 p. ;
Number of Pages55
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Open LibraryOL4589596M
LC Control Number77351644

  When comparing the total GME percentage representation for each demographic with the other groups, representation was significantly different for all groups (P Cited by: Princeton Survey Research Associates found that in most whites were unaware that race and ethnicity may affect the quality and ease of access to health care. Inequalities in health care. There is a great deal of research into inequalities in health care.   The book This original and much-needed resource will be invaluable to graduate students and researchers alike. The book provides a historical and political context for the study of health, race, and ethnicity, with key findings on disparities in access, use, and quality/5(17). The book provides a historical and political context for the study of health, race, and ethnicity, with key findings on disparities in access, use, and quality. This volume also examines the role of health care providers in health disparities and discusses the issue of matching patients and doctors by race.

The strengths and weaknesses of these concepts in terms of epidemiology, policy making, health service planning, research, health care, and health promotion are illustrated. The book emphasises theory, ideas, and principles, and and its aims are to helpcounteract the unethical and atheoretical methods often used to study ethnicity.3/5(1). Aging & Ethnicity: Embracing Cultural Differences Module #5 Reference Guide OBJECTIVES ETHNICITY is a common way to define people by ethnic group. The five ethnicities that professionals practice culturally sensitive health care. It can also be used by social service.   Ethnicity data collection has been proven to be important in health care but despite government initiatives remains incomplete and mostly un-validated in the UK. Accurate self-reported ethnicity data would enable experts to assess inequalities in health and access to services and help to ensure resources are targeted appropriately. The aim of this paper is to Cited by: "Ethnicity and the Dementias is an important resource for anyone in the field of aging. Everyone should be concerned about how best to meet the diverse needs of an aging population affected by the largest public health epidemic. This book provides invaluable insight into perceptions of dementia and effective caregiving strategies.".

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The book provides a historical and political context for the study of health, race, and ethnicity, with key findings on disparities in access, use, and quality. This volume also examines the role of health care providers in health disparities and discusses the issue of matching patients and doctors by race/5(12).

Barr's book is an excellent read on how race and ethnicity affect health care and contribute to health disparities. (Jose A. Lopez, MD, MPH Family Medicine) Barr's book will go a long way toward convincing American policy makers and the public that health disparities are neither acceptable nor by:   Waqar I.

Ahmad is a leading contributor to research on ethnicity and health, especially in relation to disability and chronic illness. He edited (with Charles Husband) the Open University book series, Race, Health and Social has published in leading journals in social science (Sociology, Social Science & Medicine, Sociology of Health & Illness, Ageing.

The goal of eliminating disparities in health care in the United States remains elusive. The findings of the National Healthcare Disparities Report reveal that even as quality improves on specific measures, disparities often persist (AHRQ, a, b).

Addressing these disparities must begin with the fundamental step of bringing the nature of the disparities and the groups at risk.

Race, Ethnicity and Health, Second Edition, is a new and critical selection of hallmark articles that address health disparities in America. It effectively documents the need for equal treatment and equal health status for minorities. Intended as a resource for faculty and students in public health as well as the social sciences, it will be also be valuable to public health administrators and.

This is one example of the many disparities in healthcare due to race and ethnicity. And it comes with less preventative care, less accessibility to care, and lower-quality care. Chronic disease has heavy implications for income and earning ability, reducing earning by up to 18% and reducing the chances to afford decent care.

Book: All Authors / Contributors: National League for Nursing. OCLC Number: Notes: "Pub. " "Papers presented during an open forum on ethnicity and health care at the NLN convention in May at New Orleans." Description: vii, 55 pages ; 24 cm: Series Title: Pub, no. Non-fiction books dealing with cultural sensitivity and health care.

Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. Health Care Institutions The specific characteristics of health care institutions and systems that affect racial and ethnic differences in care require attention.

Financial, structural, and institutional factors need consideration, taking into account features of medical procedures, such as their cost, and the degree to which medical consensus. Race, Ethnicity and Health, Second Edition, is a new and critical selection of hallmark articles that address health disparities in America.

It effectively documents the need for equal treatment and equal health status for minorities. Intended as a resource for faculty and students in public health as well as the social sciences, it will be also be valuable to public Brand: Wiley.

A nursing student is doing a community health rotation in an inner-city public health department. The student investigates sociodemographic and health data of the people served by the health department, and detects disparities in health outcomes between the rich and poor. This is an example of a(n): 1.

Illness attributed to natural and. "Ethnicity, health, and primary care is a new book, intended as a broad but concise and practical introduction to ethnicity and health care for a wide range of health professionals including general practitioners, GP registrars, practice and community nurses, bilingual workers, medical students, and other health practitioners in training.

RACE/ETHNICITY. Unlike sex, race is not firmly biologically based but rather is a “construct of human variability based on perceived differences in biology, physical appearance, and behavior” ().According to Shields and colleagues (). with the exception of the health disparities context, in which self-identified race remains a socially important metric, race should be avoided or Cited by: 2.

The Kaiser Family Foundation’s updated version of Key Facts: Race, Ethnicity and Medical Care, Update, serves as a quick reference source on. Contributions from Prominent Black Psychologists. Ethnicity and Health in America Series.

Research from prominent Black psychologists on how severe disorders, societal treatment barriers, vicarious stress affect the African-American community.

education level and differential access to mental health care (Schwartz and Blankenship ). This impressive book tells us how to make the most of them.

Written chiefly by medical anthropologists, its stated primary objective is to improve the quality of health care by facilitating understanding between patients and practitioners. Ten contributors discuss seven major ethnic groups in the United States: urban blacks, Chinese Americans.

Health Disparities in the United States explores how socioeconomic status, race, and ethnic make-up affect health disparities; what the wide gulf in care and health outcomes means for the medical community, cultural subsets, and society at large; and how to address the issue examined include: The relationship between income.

This book provides an introduction to these complex issues. The key concepts of race and ethnicity are explained in this book, including their uses and misuses. The strengths and weaknesses of these concepts in terms of epidemiology, policy making, health service planning, research, health care, and health promotion are illustrated.

Race, Ethnicity, and Language Data identifies current models for collecting and coding race, ethnicity, and language data; reviews challenges involved in obtaining these data, and makes recommendations for a nationally standardized approach for use in.

In honor of the four African-American students and African-Americans across the diaspora, the Ethnicity and Health in America Series is raising awareness about the physiological and psychological impact of racism and discrimination as it relates to stress.

The chronic condition of stress was selected because of its prevalence and impact on. Minorities typically have lower access to health care, but bias in a doctor’s office can complicate treatment and have consequences for the economy.

“There has been work that has documented of. Raj Bhopal’s Migration, Ethnicity, Race and Health in Multicultural Societies () (hereafter ‘Migration’) is an important and timely contribution to the literature on ethnicity and health.

Not only does it present its content in a sensitive and pragmatic way, it is highly accessible, engaging and up-to-date. ‘Migration’ is effectively a second edition of Ethnicity, Race and Health Author: Teresa Piacentini. Knowledge of a patient's country of origin and its history and ecological contexts is significant to health care and is known as ethnic heritage and ethnohistory.

Biocultural history identifies a patient's health risks related to the ecological context of the culture. Health Disparities in the United States: Social Class, Race, Ethnicity, and Health is certainly not the only recent publication on health disparities.

Similar books in the field tend to focus solely on racial/ethnic disparities or, like Barr's earlier book, 1 are introductory texts on health policy.

Ethnicity, race and health in a multicultural environment: foundations for better epidemiology, public health and health care Helen Therese Allan a.

This book is a thoughtful and useful addition to my reading list as a teacher of nursing, health care and research. This book is not for these or for any other clinicians. The emphasis of the book is not on “ethnicity,” a term the authors use as also meaning racial or cultural characteristics, or health care, inasmuch as there are no practical proposals to solve the problems that affect by: 2.

Health care-specific inequalities. Inadequate knowledge and education on the part of clinicians. Overreliance on pain scales in clinical assessment, as opposed to exploring the pain in a more multifaceted way, including its characteristics and symptoms, its impact on the patient’s social and physical function and quality of life, and the Cited by: 4.

Ethnicity and Medical Care equips health professionals with the ethnographic data they need to deliver better health care within American communities of urban blacks, Chinese, Haitians, Italians, Mexicans, Navajos, and Puerto Ricans.

Each chapter, dealing in turn with one of these seven American subcultures, reviews the available demographic and epidemiological data and. This article explores the impact of ethnicity on health and wellbeing.

Citation: Matthews D () Sociology in nursing 4: the impact of ethnicity on health inequalities. Nursing Times; 44, Author: David Matthews is lecturer, health and social care, Coleg Llandrillo, Rhos on Sea. This article has been double-blind peer reviewed. Ethnicity and Inequalities in Health and Social Care Emerald Article: A Race Equality Foundation Briefing Paper: Better Health Briefing 2 Effective communication with service users.

Detailing extensive health care delivery subjects, the creator of Health Disparities in the United States: Social Class, Race, Ethnicity, and Health 2nd Edition () determined to compose a conclusive textbook on the subject of Medical / Price: $health differences among sub-populations may be better measured and tracked.

This effort will help to inform policy makers as well as health care providers on areas where health promotion, disease prevention and treatment efforts should be targeted.

Race and Ethnicity Coding Guidelines For the New Jersey Department of Health.Supporting a comprehensive approach to health care that goes beyond treating illness to addressing social determinants of health, such as access to healthy food or safe housing; for example, ensuring that training and reimbursement mechanisms are in place for health care professionals to identify non-medical health needs and provide referrals.