Margaret P., PhD, JD, RN, FAAN Moss's American Indian Health and Nursing PDF

By Margaret P., PhD, JD, RN, FAAN Moss

ISBN-10: 0826129846

ISBN-13: 9780826129840

The usual lifestyles expectancy of a male born at the Pine Ridge reservation in South Dakota this day is forty years oldóthe lowest lifestyles expectancy of all peoples not just within the U.S. but in addition within the complete Western Hemisphere. Written by way of and for nurses, this can be the 1st textual content to concentration solely on American Indian well-being and nursing. It addresses the profound disparities in coverage, overall healthiness care legislation, and overall healthiness results that have an effect on American Indians, and describes how those disparities, sure into the cultural, environmental, historic, and geopolitical textile of yank Indian society, are accountable for the marked loss of wellness of yankee Indians.

American Indian nurse authors, natives of 9 certain American Indian cultures, tackle the 4 domain names of healthóphysical, psychological, religious, and emotional--within every one area to underscore the numerous beautiful disparities of chance for healthiness in the American Indian tradition rather than these of "Anglo" tradition. In an period of cultural competency, those professional nurse authors carry know-how approximately what's might be the least understood minority inhabitants within the U.S. The textual content covers the background of yank Indians with a spotlight at the drastic adjustments that happened following ecu touch. integrated are proper magazine articles, ancient studies, interviews with tribal overall healthiness officers, and case stories. The publication addresses concerns surrounding American Indian nursing and nursing schooling, and wellbeing and fitness care inside of 9 targeted American Indian cultural populations. additionally mentioned are the healthiness care wishes of yank Indians residing in city parts. also, the booklet examines the way forward for American Indian Nursing in regard to the cheap Care Act.

Key Features:

  • Focuses completely on American Indian healthiness and nursing, the 1st e-book to take action
  • Written by means of predominately American Indian nurses
  • Covers 4 domain names of healthiness: actual, psychological, non secular and emotional
  • Highlights 9 particular cultural components of Indian state, each one with its personal particular background and context
  • Includes bankruptcy pursuits, end-of-chapter assessment questions, and case reviews

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