Culturally Competent Nursing Care for American Indian Clients in a Critical Care Setting

Flowers, Deborah L.
February 2005
Critical Care Nurse;Feb2005, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p45
Academic Journal
Provides information on the nursing care that should be given to American Indian clients in a critical care setting. Facts about the terms American Indian, Native American and Alaska Native; Reason access to adequate healthcare has been problem for many American Indians; Explanation on the health problems of Native Americans; Factors to consider when caring for an American Indian client.


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