Cultural Diversity and Healthcare Research Guide

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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
Diversity
Ethnic Groups
Intercultural communication
Multiculturalism
Country--religion
Country--social life and customs
Family--country
Medical anthropology--country
Medical care--country
Medical policy--country
  MeSH Subject Headings
Cross cultural comparison
Cultural diversity
Disease--ethnology
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  

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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   Ethics in Health Services and Policy: A Global Approach
  eBook   Ethnic Groups of Europe: An Encyclopedia
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  eBook   Multicultural Approaches to Health and Wellness in America
  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
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  R BL80.3 R45 2002   Religions of the World: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Beliefs and Practices
  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

PERIODICAL INDEXES/DATABASES

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CINAHL (Nursing and Allied Health)
Index to over 1500 nursing and health publications
 
MEDLINE
International index to journals in medicine
 
Electronic Journals Center
Full-text indexing service for over 2000 online scholarly and research journals including titles in health-related fields
 
Social Sciences Citation Index
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Health Source (Academic)
Provides access to nearly 590 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Also featured are abstracts and indexing for over 627 journals
 
Alt-Health Watch
Full text articles from 170+ peer-reviewed and professional journals, magazines, reports, proceedings, association & consumer newsletters on complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care
 
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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

Catholic Health East: Ethics Tools
http://www.che.org/ethics/
Provides access to a variety of tools on ethical decision making in health care; includes access to Religious Traditions and Healthcare

 

CulturedMed
https://culturedmed.binghamton.edu/
A web site and a resource center of print materials promoting culturally-competent health care for refugees and immigrants

 

Ethnicity Online
http://www.ethnicityonline.net/
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
http://libguides.library.kent.edu/content.php?pid=352432
A compilation of web resources from Kent State University

 

Office of Minority Health
http://minorityhealth.hhs.gov/
The Office of Minority Health is charged with protecting the health and well being of minorities in the United States.

 

Culturally Effective Healthcare
http://www.ama-assn.org/ama/pub/about-ama/our-people/member-groups-sections/minority-affairs-section/news-resources/culturally-effective-health-care.page
AMA report on delivery of healthcare within the context of respectful understanding and appreciation of cultural distinctions

 

EthnoMed
http://ethnomed.org/
"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
http://www2.kumc.edu/oced/links2.html
Links Related to Diversity in Health Care / Medical Education

 

Kaiser Family Foundation: Minority Health
http://www.kff.org/minorityhealth/index.cfm
Resources on disparities in health care from the Kaiser Family Foundation.

 

The Cross Cultural Health Care Program
http://www.xculture.org/
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
http://bioethics.od.nih.gov/culturalcomp.html
Selected links on cultural diversity and ethnicity in medicine from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

 

Transcultural and Multicultural Health Links
http://web.nmsu.edu/~ebosman/trannurs/index.shtml
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
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs/cshome.html
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
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs/profiles.html
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
http://www.theodora.com/wfb/
Facts on individual counties of the world drawn from the CIA World Factbooks and other sources

 

World Health Organization: Countries
http://www.who.int/countries/en/
Health information on individual countries that are members of the World Health Organization

 

Cultural Diversity Resources
http://www.aarc.org/resources/cultural_diversity/tools.cfm
This site from AARC provides links to a varitey of cultural diversity resources for health care providers.