In attempting to successfully diagnose and treat people from different cultural dimensions, medical practitioners must supplement theoretical concepts with knowledge about the patients' cultural heritage. In this chapter, the author discusses relevant cultural factors related to the medical management of Cubans, Puerto Ricans, and Mexican Americans residing in the United States.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||9|
|Journal||Annual review of medicine|
|State||Published - 1985|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)