Cultural considerations in perioperative nursing.

Y. R. Davila

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This article provides a brief overview of cultural diversity and its significance to health care. LEARN, an illness explanatory model, and its application to a case study of a minority patient's surgical experience are presented to increase surgical nurses' awareness of cultural illness beliefs and treatment expectations.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)128-136
Number of pages9
JournalSeminars in perioperative nursing
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jul 1999
Externally publishedYes

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  • General Medicine


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