Ethnogeriatrics discusses issues related to working with culturally diverse elders that tend not to be addressed in typical training curricula and is essential reading for geriatricians, hospitalists, advance practice nurses, social workers and others who are part of a multidisciplinary team that provides high quality care to older patients.
Publisher: Springer International Publishing AG
Number of pages: 265
Weight: 4787 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 15 mm
Edition: 1st ed. 2017
"The 15 chapters of the book are organized into five main parts and the intended audience includes geriatricians, hospitalists, advance practice nurses, social workers, and others who are part of a multidisciplinary team that provides high-quality care to older patients. ... this is a very informative and ambitious book that pulls together a lot of material that will be useful to academics and clinicians working with diverse older populations." (Sadhna Diwan, The Gerontologist, Vol. 57 (4), August, 2017)"This book presents the foundation of ethnogeriatrics and discusses related issues such as research, clinical care, policy and economics, and education. ... This is an essential topic for healthcare professionals, medical students, nursing students, or anyone who is interested in healthcare practices in different culture and ethnic groups. ... This well-organized book is recommended for healthcare providers, social workers, and students in health-related fields." (Katy T. Nguyen, Doody's Book Reviews, January, 2017)