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Cultural Consideration in Nursing Care

Reference Books

Encyclopedia of Medical Anthropology: Health and Illness in the World's Cultures (CREDO eBook)

Encyclopedia of Public Health (Springer eBook)

Encyclopedia of Women's Health (CREDO eBook)

Wong’s Nursing Care of Infants and Children: REF RJ 245 .W47 2007

 

Books to Check Out

  •  Books about Cultural Competency in Nursing are located mainly in the RA, RC, and RT sections of the stacks. 
  • Subcategories in Class R – Medicine are broken down as follows:

Subclass R: Medicine (General)

Subclass RA: Public aspects of medicine

Subclass RB: Pathology

Subclass RC: Internal medicine

Subclass RD: Surgery

Subclass RE: Ophthalmology

Subclass RF: Otorhinolaryngology

Subclass RG: Gynecology and obstetrics

Subclass RJ: Pediatrics

Subclass RK: Dentistry

Subclass RL: Dermatology

Subclass RM: Therapeutics.  Pharmacology

Subclass RS: Pharmacy and materia medica

Subclass RT: Nursing

Subclass RX: Homeopathy

Subclass RZ: Other systems of medicine

 

Other Terms to Consider

Try using one or more of the following keywords and phrases (alone or in combination) to search the online catalog for books or the LRC research databases for articles:

Adaptation

Cultural competence

Cultural competency

Cultural diversity

Cultural sensitivity

Cultural values

Ethnic groups

Ethnology

Health (beliefs, services)

Health care

Medical care

Transcultural care

Transcultural nursing

Cancer

Depression

Diabetes

Hypertension

Immunization

Mental illness

Nutrition

Obstetric care

Palliative care

Recreational therapy

Sex education

Women’s Health

(or other health issue)

 

Adolescence

Amish

Asians

Blacks

Gays

Geriatric

Hispanics

Hmong

Jews

Native Americans

Pediatric

Whites

(or other population)

 

Magazines and Journals in the LRC

American Journal of Nursing

American Nurse Today

Hastings Center Report

Journal of Pediatric Nursing

Nurse Educator

Nursing

Nursing Times

  •  If you looking for full-text access for a specific journal search for the title in the A-Z eJournals List.

Research Databases for Online Articles

Academic Search Premier

CINAHL Plus with Full Text

eBook Collection

Health Source Nursing/Academic Edition

 

Websites

African American Populations: 10 Leading Causes of Death

Centers for Disease Control

Asian American Populations: 10 Leading Causes of Death

Centers for Disease Control

Cultural Competence

National Prevention Information Network

Cultural Competency

Cultural Diversity in Nursing – basic concepts and case studies

Hispanic Populations: 10 Leading Causes of Death

Centers for Disease Control

National Center for Cultural Competence

Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development

National Library of Medicine Information portal

National Prevention Information Network: Cultural Competency

Overview of Hmong Culture

Centers for Disease Control

PMC (PubMed Central)

Free full-text archive of biomedical & life sciences journal