Guidelines for Culturally Appropriate Care

June 2009
Critical Care Nurse;Jun2009, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p10
Academic Journal
The article reports that the U.S. healthcare quality reporting organisation, the National Quality Forum, has selected and endorsed 45 practices to help health care systems provide culturally appropriate and patient-centered care and to reduce disparities in health care. The practices, which were chosen on the basis of general consensus and published studies, include patient-centered and culturally appropriate approaches to leadership, care delivery, and community engagement.


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