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RADR 1409 - Transcultural Care Project

Find information about different cultural practices that may affect medical care.

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  • EthnoMed-Cultures from a joint program of the University of Washington Health Sciences Libraries and Harborview Medical Center's Interpreter Services Department/Community House Calls Program (ISD/CHC) provides a look at various cultures and their preferences and experiences with medical care.
  • Caring across Cultures and Belief Systems from Roswell Park Cancer Institute provides a basic look at religious and cultural practices of selected groups.
  • Culture Clues from the University of Washington Medical Center includes details about beliefs and practices from selected groups.
  • Understanding Your Patients: Cultural Competency Can Make the Difference from the Texas Medical Association includes case studies and best practices in communicating with patients.
  • Caring for Latino Patients from the American Academy of Family Physicians covers cultural beliefs about medical care in this population group.