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African Americans" Health Care Practices, Perspectives, and Needs

by Randolph K. Quaye

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  • 18 Currently reading

Published by University Press of America .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • POLITICS & GOVERNMENT,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • General,
  • Political Science / General,
  • African Americans,
  • Boston,
  • New York,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages76
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8027652M
    ISBN 100761830235
    ISBN 109780761830238
    OCLC/WorldCa60615435

      A Holistic Approach. One major difference between conventional, Western medicine and traditional African medicine, is the way of viewing illnesses and their its Western counter-part, traditional African medicine is said to take a holistic approach, which is based on the premise of interconnectedness, and often includes indigenous herbalism in its treatment. Key Topics on End-of-Life Care for African Americans 1. Historical Perspectives on Racial Attitudes and the Impact of Health Care Disparities on End-of-Life Care in the African American Community • Harold Freeman, MD, Ralph Lauren Cancer and Prevention Center, New York, NY • Richard Payne, MD, Duke Institute on Care at the End of Life.

    “Under the shadow of Tuskegee: African Americans and health care,” American journal of public health 87 (): Gauthier, M.A., Clarke, W.P., “Gaining and sustaining minority participation in longitudinal research projects,” Alzheimer disease and associated disord Supplement 1 . Common health care beliefs and practices of Puerto Ricans, Haitians and low-income Blacks in the New York/New Jersey area. Boston: John Snow Public Health Group, Inc. Google Scholar Snowden, L. .

    This text proposes corrective action to improve the institutional care of African American children and their families, calling attention to the specific needs of this population and the historical, social, and political factors that have shaped its experience within the child welfare system. African Americans show disparity in health status relative to Anglo Americans. Factors that contribute to their health inequality are biology, socioeconomic indicators, psychosocial issues, health-risk behaviors, the physical environment, health beliefs and practices, and the health care delivery system.


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African Americans" Health Care Practices, Perspectives, and Needs by Randolph K. Quaye Download PDF EPUB FB2

"African Americans' Health Care Practices, Perspectives, and Needs examines the impact of healthcare discrimination upon the African-American community. Healthcare specialists and providers, as well as ethnic studies scholars will benefit from this telling book."--BOOK JACKET.

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Quaye (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. The beliefs and Perspectives of most African Americans are likely to differ from the general practices for other communities in the United States (Crawley & Payne, ).

They are also less likely to enrol for hospice services or receive appropriate end of life symptom management. Healthcare of the highest quality is what one should expect to receive in the United States. Inequalities in the distribution and utilization of American health services will result in disastrous consequences for the nation as a whole.

African Americans' Health Care Practices, Perspectives, Price: $ Addressing historical and cultural perspectives, resilience, and best practices in improving the mental and physical health of African Americans, there is not much that the Handbook doesn't cover.

I especially welcome the way most of the chapters tell us what works and what does not work."--Faye Z. Belgrave, PhD, Director, Social Psychology Reviews: 1. Little is known about the self-care practices of chronically ill African Americans or how lack of access to health care affects self-care.

Results from a qualitative interview study of African Americans who had one or more chronic illnesses found that self-care practices were culturally based, and the insured reported more extensive programs of self-care. Many variables such as culture, socioeconomic factors, generational practices, and current trends affect patients' and families' health beliefs and practices.

Routine and accepted US health care system processes, structures, and norms may be unfamiliar to patients. AFRICAN-AMERICANS AND HEALTH REFORM: Summary of Overall African American Statistics: * Nearly one in five African Americans (19%) is without health care insurance.

* African Americans in general spend a higher percentage of their income on health care costs compared to their white counterparts (% vs. The book discusses the history, symptoms and treatment of diseases that affect Blacks in the U.S.

Alcena ranks what he terms the ten diseases that most threaten African Americans. NBNA mission is to provide a forum for collective action by African American nurses to "investigate, define and determine what the health care needs of African Americans are.

Portland African American Health Coalition. Using a modified social ecological model, we conducted a review of the literature and nationwide statistics on African American health. We discuss the main social determinants of health and main health disparities, risk factors, the leading causes of morbidity and mortality, and access to health services for blacks in the USA.

The mechanisms through which social determinants, including racism. Disparities in health care provide compelling evidence that issues of race or skin color for the descendants of slaves and other ethnic minorities persist in the 21 st century. Nurses providing care for African Americans must bridge the racial divide and incorporate culturally.

Pastoral Care, Health, Healing, and Wholeness in African Contexts African-born pastoral care and counseling colleagues for insights related to the cultural and religious models and practices of pastoral care and counseling needs of African-Americans. In this new book these practical theologians have deliberately turned their attention to.

The best research on religion and health among African Americans has emphasized older adults or changes in the religion-health dynamic across the life course.

Some of this work has focused explicitly on African Americans; other research based on gen-eral populations has taken a racial-comparative approach, such as through stratification by race or. Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among women worldwide, and in the United States it is the second leading cause of cancer death.

1 Despite improvements in breast cancer detection, diagnosis, and treatment, it is well documented that African American women still are disproportionately affected by the disease. Compared with White women, African American women are less likely.

Addressing Mental Health Needs: Perspectives of African Americans Living in the Rural South February Psychiatric services (Washington, D.C.) 68(6):appips   Health: According to Census Bureau projections, the life expectancies at birth for blacks are years, with years for women, and years for men.

For non-Hispanic whites the projected life expectancies are years, with years for women, and years for men. Best books for Black/African Health A Model of Health and Healing for African-Americans by.

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'Alternative' Health Care and African-Americans Ed Gordon continues his discussion on how "alternative" health treatments have become more accepted in African-American communities. He talks with. Doctor examines race and medicine in new book. However, of particular concern, the researchers found that African Americans in their 20s, 30s, and 40s are more likely to live with or die from.health care professionals, the control of the health care system lies almost exclusively in the hands of White Americans (Randall, ) or in other words, the domi.Native Americans may use a medicine man or woman, known as a shaman.

As can be seen, each ethnic group brings its own perspectives and values to the health care system, and many health care beliefs and health practices differ from those of the traditional American health care culture.