Caring for Patients in Cross-Cultural Settings
Jecker, Nancy S.
Carrese, Joseph A.
Pearlman, Robert A.
Hastings Center Report. 1995 Jan-Feb; 25(1): 6-14.
A caregiver from the dominant U.S. culture and a patient from a very different culture can resolve cross-cultural disputes about treatment, not by compromising important values, but by focusing on the patient's goals.
Alternatives; American Indians; Caring; Case Studies; Communication; Cultural Pluralism; Culture; Decision Making; Ethical Analysis; Ethical Relativism; Ethics; Family Members; Family Relationship; Goals; Justice; Medical Ethics; Minority Groups; Moral Policy; Patient Care; Patients; Physician Patient Relationship; Physicians; Professional Patient Relationship; Social Dominance; Values; Virtues;
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