5 edition of Culture and Cancer Care (Facing Death) found in the catalog.
November 1, 2005
by Open University Press
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||200|
The need to improve cancer services is widely recognized. Cancer nurses are increasingly being acknowledged as key players in enhancing care and treatment for people with cancer. However, there is also an acknowledgement of the growing need for greater numbers of nurses with the confidence and skills to meet the demands of this intensely challenging area of health Nursing: Care . To better understand what happens inside the clinical setting, this chapter looks outside. It reveals the diverse effects of culture and society on mental health, mental illness, and mental health services. This understanding is key to developing mental health services that are more responsive to the cultural and social contexts of racial and ethnic minorities.
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