TITLE

'We can work it out' should be motto in addressing conflicting cultural beliefs

PUB. DATE
August 2007
SOURCE
Patient Education Management;Aug2007, Vol. 14 Issue 8, p85
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY. Both language and cultural issues pose challenges to hospitals seeking to deliver safe, effective care. With this in mind, The Joint Commission has begun to focus on ways to overcome barriers in these two areas. Last month, in our two-part series on communication, we addressed the use of interpreters. This month we look at ways to bridge cultural differences for better patient outcomes.
ACCESSION #
26049813

 

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