Diversity "university"

Berliner, Neil
July 2007
Pharmaceutical Representative;Jul2007, Vol. 37 Issue 7, p36
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.


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