Pocket Guide to Culturally Sensitive Health Care , by Barbara Stuart, with Catherine Cherry and Jill Stuart. Communicate more effectively - and build therapeutic relationships more easily - with the culturally diverse population of patients you encounter in practice. This practical pocket guide examines 11 areas of care for patients from 25 different cultures. Each entry is thoroughly researched and includes a clinical scenario that shows you how to apply guidance to real-life patient care. Concise, bulleted entries put the information you need at your fingertips. Succinct, well-organized, reader friendly, and portable. It's the perfect quick clinical reference! This title supports effective patient care that avoids awkward situations while improving communication. It offers a comprehensive, well-balanced, and multi-faceted profile of each culture. It focuses on 11 areas of care for each culture such as: Communication; Nutrition; Physical Illness; Mental Illness; Pain; Sexuality; Childbearing; Child rearing; Family Role; Spirituality and Beliefs; and, Death and Dying. It considers all the cultures most likely to be seen by practitioners in the United States. It integrates the experience and insights of chapter reviewers from each culture.