Caring for Asian immigrants: Tips on culture that can enhance patient care
Working with Asian American Patients
Oct 21, This newsletter introduces our community of readers to some of the basic concepts behind the traditional medicines and healing practices of Asian cultures. People belonging to these Asian cultures are accustomed to relying on distinct health practices and beliefs that are significantly different from those of native born Americans and other immigrants. This topic is expansive, so links for further study are embedded throughout the article. We will be focusing on the health beliefs and practices of people from Southeastern Asia i. China, Japan, and Korea.
Traditional Asian Health Beliefs & Healing Practices
Asian Americans have unique health concerns that the U. Lactose intolerance and nasopharyngeal carcinoma are also more prevalent. The term Asian American covers a vast range of people. The U.
A DA Conference Coverage. Juckett, Mr. Shahbodaghi and School of Pharmacy, Morgantown Ms. Attentiveness to a few Asian social conventions and use of a cross-cultural interview technique such as the LEARN model are among the many means to desired outcomes and increased patient satisfaction. A Good-quality patient-oriented evidence B Inconsistent or limited-quality patient-oriented evidence C Consensus, usual practice, opinion, disease-oriented evidence, case series.