Books and eBooks
Bigby, J. A. (Ed.). (2003). Cross-cultural medicine. American College of Physicians. [RA418.5 .T73 C765 2003]
Includes chapters on African Americans, Latinos, American Indians and Alaskan Natives, Asian Americans, Arab Americans and American Muslims.
Dayer-Berenson, L. (2011). Cultural competencies for nurses: Impact on health and illness. Jones & Bartlett. Access eBook
Unit Two, Chapters 5-9 includes the following groups: Black Americans, Hispanics/Latinos (Mexican Americans, Puerto Ricans, Cuban Americans, Dominican Americans), Asians/Pacific Islanders (Chinese Americans, Korean Americans, Cambodian Americans, Asian Indian Americans, Japanese Americans, Filipino Americans ), Native Americans (Navajos, Alaska Natives/American Eskimo), and Non-Hispanic Whites (Irish Americans, Italian Americans, Appalachians, Amish, Roma (Gypsies), Jewish Americans, Russian Americans/Ukrainian Americans. Appendix: Muslims.
Dayer-Berenson, L. (2014). Cultural competencies for nurses: Impact on health and illness (2nd ed.). Jones and Bartlett. [RA418.5 .T73 D39 2014]
Unit Two, Chapters 5-9 includes the following groups: Black Americans, Hispanics/Latinos (Mexican Americans, Puerto Ricans, Cuban Americans, Dominican Americans), Asians/Pacific Islanders (Chinese Americans, Korean Americans, Cambodian Americans, Asian Indian Americans, Japanese Americans, Filipino Americans ), Native Americans (Navajos, Alaska Natives/American Eskimo), and Non-Hispanic Whites (Irish Americans, Italian Americans, Appalachians, Amish, Roma (Gypsies), Jewish Americans, Russian Americans/Ukrainian Americans. Appendix: Muslims & Hindus.
Eliason, M. J., & Chinn, P. L. (2018). LGBTQ cultures: What health care professionals need to know about sexual and gender diversity (3rd ed.). Wolters Kluwer. [RA564.9 .S49 L43 2018]
Culturally sensitive care for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer-Identified people.
300 case studies of conflicts that occurred in American hospitals. Appendices for cultural profiles and selected religions: African Americans, Anglo Americans, Asians, Hispanics/Latinos, Middle Easterners, Native Americans, Russians, South Asians, Southeast Asians, Baha'i, Buddhism, Catholic, Christian Science, Hinduism, Islam/Muslims, Jehovah's Witnesses, Judaism/Jewish, Mormons, Seventh-Day Adventist, Sikhism.
Giger, J. N. (2017). Transcultural nursing: Assessment & intervention (7th ed.). Elsevier. [Ref RT86.4 .T73 2017]
African-Americans -- Mexican Americans -- Navajos -- Appalachians -- American Eskimos -- Japanese-Americans -- Afghans and Afghan Americans -- Russian Americans -- Chinese Americans -- Filipino Americans-- Vietnamese Americans -- East Indian Hindu Americans -- Haitian Americans -- Jewish Americans -- Korean Americans -- French Canadians of Quebec origin -- Puerto Rican Americans -- Nigerian Americans --Ugandan Americans -- Jordanian Americans -- Cuban Americans -- Amish Americans -- Irish Americans.
Hollins, S. (2009). Religions, culture & healthcare: A practical handbook for use in healthcare environments (2nd ed.). Radcliffe. [Ref R725.55 .H65 2009] Access eBook
Includes: Baha'i, Buddhist, Christian, Christian Science, Jehovah's Witness, Mormon, Rastafari, Hindu, Muslim, American Indian/Alaska Natives, Jain, Jewish, Pagan, Sikh, and Zoroastrian.
Huff, R. M., Kline, M. V., & Peterson, D. V. (Eds.). (2015). Health promotion in multicultural populations: A handbook for practitioners and students (3rd ed.). SAGE. [RA427.8 .H497515 2015]
Includes chapters giving an overview of health and disease of the following populations: Hispanic/Latino, Black Americans, American Indian and Alaska Native, Asian-American, Pacific Islander, and Arab-American. See Chapter 19 for tips on working with these populations.
Makedon, H. J., Mayer, K. H., Potter, J., & Goldhammer, H. (2015). The Fenway guide to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender health (2nd ed.). American College of Physicians. [RA564.9 .H65 F46 2015]
Covers all aspects of LGBT health. See Appendix A: Suggestions for Creating an Inclusive and Welcoming Environment for LGBT Patients and Staff.
McFarland, M. R., & Wehbe-Alamah, H. B. (Eds.). (2015). Leininger's culture care diversity and universality: A worldwide nursing theory (3rd ed.). Jones and Bartlett. [RT86.54 .C85 2015]
Expands on Leininger's culture care theory, including applications with various cultures such as traditional Lebanese and Syrian Muslims living in the midwestern United States.
Neusner, J. (Ed.). (2003). World religions in America: An introduction. Westminster John Knox Press. [BL2525 .W67 2003]
Native Americans, Protestant Christianity, African Americans, Catholics, Hispanic Americans, Orthodox Christianity, Judaism, Hinduism, Buddhism, East Asian, Islam, Seventh-Day Adventists and Jehovah's Witnesses, Christian Science, Church of Scientology, American Neopaganism and Witchcraft, Baha'i, Latter-Day Saint (Mormon).
Unit 2 has information on the following cultures: African American, Amish, Appalachian, Arab, Chinese, Cuban, European American, Filipino, German, Haitian, Hindu, Hmong, Japanese, Jewish, Korean, Mexican, Polish, Puerto Rican and Russian.
Abstracts available for: American Indians & Alaska Natives, Baltic Heritage (Estonians, Latvians, & Lithuanians), Brazilian, Egyptian, French Canadian, Greek, Guatemalan, Iranian, Irish, Italian, Somali, Thai, Turkish, Vietnamese.
Purnell, L. D. (2014). Guide to culturally competent health care (3rd ed.). Davis. [Ref RA418.5 .T73 P87 2014] Access eBook
Information on 26 cultures: African American, American Indian/ Alaskan Native, Amish, Appalachian, Arab, Brazilian, Chinese, Cuban, European American, Filipino, German, Guatemalan, Haitian, Hindu, Hmong, Iranian, Japanese, Jewish, Korean, Mexican, Polish, Puerto Rican, Russian, Somali, Thai, Turkish, Vietnamese.
Purnell, L. D., & Fenkl, E. A. (2019). Handbook for culturally competent care. Springer. [Ref RA418.5 .T73 P87 2019] Access eBook
Information on 27 cultures: African American, American Indian/ Alaskan Native, Amish, Appalachian, Arab, Brazilian, Chinese, Cuban, European American, Filipino, German, Guatemalan, Haitian, Hindu, Hmong, Iranian, Japanese, Jewish, Irish, Korean, Mexican, Polish, Puerto Rican, Russian, Somali, Turkish, Vietnamese.
Royeen, R., & Crabtree, J. L. (Eds.). (2006). Culture in rehabilitation: From competency to proficiency. Pearson. [RM930 .C84 2006]
Includes sections on European Americans, African Americans, Native Americans, Asian Americans, Judaism and Jewish Americans, Hispanic cultures, and Pacific Islanders.
Salimbene, S. (2015). What language does your patient hurt in? A practical guide to culturally competent patient care (3rd ed.). Paradigm. [Ref RA418.5.T73 S23 2015]
Chapters on African Americans, American Indians and Alaska natives, patients of Asian origin (Hmong, patients from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Filipinos), Hispanic/Latino patients, people from the Middle East (Arab, Egyptian, Iranian), émigrés from Eastern Europe (Russia, Poland, Bosnia, and Ukraine), and the effect of religious beliefs on health care (Amish, Christian Scientist, Eastern Orthodox Christians, Jehovah’s Witnesses, Jews, and Mormons).
Sorajjakool, S., Carr, M. F., & Bursey, E. J. (Eds.). (2017). World religions for healthcare professionals (2nd ed.). Routledge. [BL65 .M4 W67 2017]
Health beliefs and health practices for the following religions: American Indian, Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Chinese religions, Sikhism, Islam, Judaism, Christianity, Latter-Day Saints (Mormons), Seventh-Day Adventists, Christian Scientists, and Jehovah’s Witnesses.
Spector, R. E. (2017). Cultural diversity in health and illness (9th ed.). Pearson. [RA418.5 .T73 S64 2017]
American Indian & Alaska Native, Asian, Black, Hispanic/Mexican populations, German Americans, Italian Americans, and Polish Americans.
Stuart, B., Cherry, C., & Stuart, J. (2011). Pocket guide to culturally sensitive health care. Davis. Access eBook
Chapters covering various aspects of culturally sensitive health care for patients from the following countries/cultures: Native American, Brazil, China, Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Germany, Greece, Haiti, Native Hawaiians, Hmong, India, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Nigeria, Japan, Pakistan, the Philippines, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Uganda, Vietnam.
Taylor, E. J. (2012). Religion: A clinical guide for nurses. Springer. Access eBook
Anabaptist-Descended Groups: Amish, Brethren, Hutterites, Mennonites, Anglicans & Episcopalians, Atheists, Baptists, Buddhists, Christian Scientists, Hindus, IFCA International Christians, Jehovah’s Witnesses, Jews, Latter-Day Saints (Mormons), Lutherans, Methodists, Modern Pagans, Muslims, Orthodox Christians, Pentecostals, Presbyterians, Roman Catholics, Seventh-Day Adventists, Sikhs, Unitarian Universalists.
Search for journal articles by accessing the library databases from our website http://www.sunybroome.edu/library. Click on “Complete list of databases” (just below the Quick Search box), then choose CINAHL (choices on left) or the “Health and Medicine” category (in the right column).
***Note: From off-campus, you will need to enter your SUNY Broome computer login.
Try searching your culture/religion AND “health beliefs” or “health care”.
Examples: Islam AND health beliefs
Amish AND health care
Some of the articles will have full-text (html or PDF). If not, click on the Find Full-Text or Request Copy button to link to full-text in another database, check for any print holdings, or request a copy via ILLiad, our Interlibrary Loan service.
Lim, F. A., Brown, D. V., Jr., & Justin Kim, S. M. (2014). Addressing health care disparities in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender population: A review of best practices. American Journal of Nursing, 114(6), 24–35. https://doi.org/10.1097/01.NAJ.0000450423.89759.36 Access article
Lim, F., Paguirigan, M., & Cernivani, D. (2018). Delivering LGBTQ-sensitive care. Nursing Critical Care, 13 (4), 14–19. https://doi.org/10.1097/01.CCN.0000534918.70677.9c Access article
CDC Refugee Health Profiles www.cdc.gov/immigrantrefugeehealth/profiles/index.html
Health and cultural information for refugees from Bhutan, Burma, Central America (Guatamala, Honduras, El Salvador), Congo, Iraq, Somalia, and Syria.
The EthnoMed site contains information about cultural beliefs, medical issues and other related issues pertinent to the health care of recent immigrants to Seattle or the US, many of whom are refugees fleeing war-torn parts of the world. Click on the Cultures tab for information on Cambodian, Chin, Chinese, Eritrean, Ethiopian, Hispanic/Latino, Hmong, Iraqi, Karen, Nepali-speaking Bhutanese, Oromo, Somali, and Vietnamese, with links to websites for other cultures.
Geri-Ann Galanti: Understanding Cultural Diversity in Healthcare http://www.ggalanti.org/cultural-diversity-in-healthcare/
Includes African American, Anglo American, Asian, Hispanic/Latino, Middle Eastern, Native American, Russian, South Asian, Southeast Asian.
LGBTQIA+ Health Education Center https://www.lgbtqiahealtheducation.org/
Information on optimizing health care for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, asexual, and all sexual and gender minority (LGBTQIA+) people, from the Fenway Institute.
Reference Librarians are available to assist you with your research during the hours the library is open.
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