Re: Topic 4 DQ 1
With their difference in culture, their thinking is also different in the same health problem. It depends on their cultural background, understanding level, and education. For example, a Native American man may not want to be resuscitated or placed on life support. A woman born in Beijing may be resistant to taking prescribed medication for a condition and may want to use traditional Chinese herbal remedies and acupuncture. Healthcare providers who are unfamiliar with cultural traditions surrounding medical care may have difficulty connecting with the patient or the patient may not feel safe and recognized, which is key to treatment acceptance.
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