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Useful SUBJECT HEADINGS for this topic:

  LC Subject Headings
Health--cross cultural studies
Health behavior--cross cultural studies
Health--research--cross cultural studies
Medical ethics--cross cultural studies
Nursing--cross cultural studies
Transcultural medical care
Cross cultural studies
Cultural characteristics
Ethnic Groups
Intercultural communication
Country--social life and customs
Medical anthropology--country
Medical care--country
Medical policy--country
  MeSH Subject Headings
Cross cultural comparison
Cultural diversity
Ethnic groups
Transcultural nursing

Useful LC CALL NUMBERS on this subject:

  E184-185.98   Ethnic/racial elements in the US population  
  GN1-890   Anthropology  
  GN301-674   Ethnology. Social and cultural anthropology  
  GN537-674   Etnic groups and races  

Useful NLM CALL NUMBERS on this subject:

  W84   Health Services. Qualtiy of care  
  WA30   Social,economic and environmental factors in public health  
  WA300   Health problems of special popultion groups  
  WY107   Transcultural nursing  

OhioLINK Central Catalog

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  eBook   Confronting Female Genital Mutilation: The Role of Youth and ICTs in Changing Africa
  eBook   Disability and Religious Diversity: Cross-cultural and Interreligious Perspectives
  eBook   Encyclopedia of Race and Racism
  eBook   Religions of the World: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Beliefs and Practices
  eBook   Ethics in Health Services and Policy: A Global Approach
  eBook   I Dare to Say: African Women Share Their Stories of Hope and Survival
  eBook   Moving in the Shadows : Violence in the Lives of Minority Women and Children
  eBook   Religions of the World: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Beliefs and Practices
  eBook   Religious Intolerance in America: A Documentary History
  eBook   The Search for the Legacy of the USPHS Syphilis Study at Tuskegee
  eBook   Women, Violence and Tradition: Taking FGM and Other Practices to a Secular State
  R BL80.3 R45 2002   Religions of the World: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Beliefs and Practices
  R E184.A1 G14 1995   Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America
  R GN307 .C68 2001   Countries and Their Cultures
  R GN307 .E53 1991   Encyclopedia of World Cultures
  R GN495.4 .E63 2005   Encyclopedia of the World's Minorities
  R W50 R279 2003   Religious Traditions and Healthcare Decisions
  R W84 AA1 P985g 2005   Guide to Culturally Competent Health Care
  R W84.1 A567 2005   Cultural, Ethnic and Religious Reference Manual for Health Card Providers


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CINAHL (Nursing and Allied Health)
Index to over 1500 nursing and health publications
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Academic Search Complete
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Periodicals available in the KC library

International Journal for Human Caring
Journal of Cultural Diversity
The Journal of Multicultural Nursing & Health (1998-2007)
Journal of Transcultural Nursing (2002-2012)

Periodicals available through the Electronic Journal Center

Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry
Journal of Transcultural Nursing

Below are some related sites on the World Wide Web:

Catholic Health East: Ethics Tools
Provides access to a variety of tools on ethical decision making in health care; includes access to Religious Traditions and Healthcare


A web site and a resource center of print materials promoting culturally-competent health care for refugees and immigrants


Ethnicity Online
This online resource is intended to help broaden awareness of the needs of ethnic groups using healthcare services – as well as the needs of healthcare staff from ethnic minorities


Multicultural Health Resources
A compilation of web resources from Kent State University


Office of Minority Health
The Office of Minority Health is charged with protecting the health and well being of minorities in the United States.


Culturally Effective Healthcare
AMA report on delivery of healthcare within the context of respectful understanding and appreciation of cultural distinctions


"The EthnoMed site contains information about cultural beliefs, medical issues and other related issues pertinent to the health care of recent immigrants to Seattle or the US, many of whom are refugees fleeing war-torn parts of the world."


University of Kansas School of Medicine Office of Cultural Enhancement and Diversity
Links Related to Diversity in Health Care / Medical Education


Kaiser Family Foundation: Minority Health
Resources on disparities in health care from the Kaiser Family Foundation.


The Cross Cultural Health Care Program
CCHCP serves as a bridge between communities and health care institutions to ensure full access to quality health care that is culturally and linguistically appropriate. Their web site provides access to a variety of resources.


Bioethics Resources on the Web: Culture and Ethnicity in Medicine
Selected links on cultural diversity and ethnicity in medicine from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).


Transcultural and Multicultural Health Links
A collection of web sites maintained by Ellen Bosman, a librarian at New Mexico State University, brings together a large collection of multicultural health resources.


Country Studies
The Country Studies Series presents a description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, economic, political, and national security systems and institutions of countries throughout the world.


Country Profiles
The Country Profiles Series offer brief, summarized information on a country’s historical background, geography, society, economy, transportation and telecommunications, government and politics, and national security.


World Fact Books
Facts on individual counties of the world drawn from the CIA World Factbooks and other sources


World Health Organization: Countries
Health information on individual countries that are members of the World Health Organization


Cultural Diversity Resources
This site from AARC provides links to a varitey of cultural diversity resources for health care providers.