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Care of the adult patient

medical, surgical nursing

by Dorothy W. Smith

  • 352 Want to read
  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Lippincott in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nursing.,
  • Surgical nursing.,
  • Nursing care.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    StatementDorothy W. Smith, Carol P. Hanley Germain.
    ContributionsGermain, Carol P. Hanley, joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRT41 .S578 1975
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 1228 p. :
    Number of Pages1228
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5189478M
    ISBN 100397541651, 0397541716
    LC Control Number75009532

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      The Toll of Caring for Aging Parents As life spans lengthen, adult children in their 60s and 70s are increasingly caring for frail, older parents — something few people plan for. Cultural competence is defined as the ability of providers and organizations to effectively deliver health care services that meet the social, cultural, and linguistic needs of patients.(1) A culturally competent health care system can help improve health outcomes and quality of care, and can contribute to the elimination of racial and ethnic.


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