Transcultural Concepts in Nursing Care
Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Margaret M. Andrews
Publication Date :
1 Jan 2011
6 Rev ed
"Transcultural Concepts in Nursing Care" helps nurses strive in different clinical contexts using theory-based research findings and principles. It advances the use of transcultural knowledge in nursing practice and develops cultural competence in the care of individuals and groups. Guiding professionals to practice effectively and appropriately with diverse cultures, the authors have based the content on culturally based practices and transcultural concepts, principles, and research in many areas of nursing. This edition encourages readers to consider cultural context when providing care. It references historical developments in transcultural nursing and illustrates important concepts, principles, and new research findings to promote and sustain culturally competent care. Incorporated in the text are comparative culture care practices in community and clinical settings using ethical values and research findings based on contextual data. This text offers the knowledge to provide culturally competent and contextually meaningful care for all clients, including individuals, groups, families, communities, and institutions.