Over the years, differences in cultural-based care have prompted health care practitioners to come up with a way healthcare which suits most of the cultures. The foods, traditional healers and religion have affected health traditions in the family.
Health and illness in the American Indian and Alaska Native population: Being close to their nuclear families and beyond, Hispanics live closely to each other and maintain good contact. The heritage assessment tool has helped overcome such challenges and improve provision of care Spector, Indian families tend to uphold their culture when they migrate to other countries as evidenced by family.
Magico-religious beliefs are very widespread in American Mexican and are carried when a severe disease develops. Family is an important aspect among the Mexicans. Despite using western medicine, Indian society has its traditional system of medicine which consist Homeopathy, Ayurveda, Naturopathy, Siddha, Unani, Acupressure and Acupuncture.
Heritage amassment is important in nursing as it helps one determine the needs of different people in the society. The reason that makes them go for prayers first is that they believe in God and would not want to feel guilty for not consulting their Creator first. The cultural beliefs have influenced health maintenance, protection and restoration among African Americans just like in other cultures mentioned above.
Families play an important role in a patient healing process, and that is the reason why it is recommended to admit a patient and stay near him. From the above analysis, it is clear that most cultures believe in prayers. However, they also believe that illness is a punishment God.
Heritage consistency ; Acculturation themes ; Ethnocultural life trajectories ; Commingling variables ; Cultural conflict ; Cultural phenomena affecting health 3. According to this family, there are special foods that are given to women after childbirth as a way of protecting their health. Heritage assessment helps determine how one adheres to his or her tradition.
The major concerns of the India government are to provide improved environmental sanitation, nutritious and hygienic food, and water, especially in the public sector.
They also have faith in God who helps them maintain their good health all the time. African Americans rely on traditional medicine and modern medicine to restore health. This ethnic group has a perception that proper health results from reward or luck from God.
Like other Mexicans, the family members take both traditional medicines and modern medicine to restore health.
Mexican Americans are partial and full Mexican descent who migrated and settled in America. Some of the cultural beliefs, traditions and practices promote health among the members in the society while others do not Spector, Discovery Publishing House Lewis,E.
Nurse Together, empowerment, encouragement, opportunities. Health and illness in the Hispanic populations: Background ; Mexicans ; Puerto Ricans Selected key terms related to cultural diversity in health and illness ; B.
Describe the historical aspects of the Chinese-American experience.The Indian Health Service. and ILLNESS in the Asian Populations. Background. Traditional Definitions of HEALTH and ILLNESS. Traditional Methods of HEALTH Maintenance and Protection. Traditional Methods of HEALTH Restoration.
Current Health Problems APPENDIX A Selected Key Terms Related to Cultural Diversity in Health and Illness. Table of Contents for Cultural diversity in health and illness / Rachel E.
Spector, available from the Library of Congress. and ILLNESS in the Asian Populations Background Traditional Definitions of HEALTH and ILLNESS Traditional Methods of HEALTH Maintenance and Protection Traditional Methods of HEALTH Restoration Current Health Problems.
Heritage Assessment Tool: Evaluation of different Cultures and Individual Views of Health The Heritage Assessment Tool can be used as as a reliable tool to assess, health maintenance, protection and restoration of individual cultural beliefs. Interview a familial female older adult and collect information regarding health maintenance, protection, and restoration.
Compare and contrast familial health practices with personal health maintenance, protection, and restoration.
Describe the role of Indian Health Service. Catholicism plays an enormous role in many aspects of HEALTH maintenance, protection, and restoration throughout the life span, as illustrated in these images.
• The religious rites of Baptism and First Communion are examples of HEALTH maintenance and protection. American Indians and Alaska Natives: Health Disparities Overview The phrase American Indian and Alaska Native refers to people descended from any of the original peoples of North and South America (including Central America) and who maintain.Download