TITLE

Diversity "university"

AUTHOR(S)
Berliner, Neil
PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
Pharmaceutical Representative;Jul2007, Vol. 37 Issue 7, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the third part of the paper on American cultural diversity and its relation to the medical community. It cites examples of traditional beliefs and looks at how particular cultural groups have traditionally perceived the specific condition and treatment of disease. According to the author, differences in cultural values between patients and treatment providers can result in inaccurate medical history, non-compliance with treatment recommendations and dissatisfaction.
ACCESSION #
25585224

 

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