ERIC Number: EJ573118
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Asian and Pacific Islander Cultural Values: Considerations for Health Care Decision Making.
McLaughlin, Linda A.; Braun, Kathryn L.
Health & Social Work, v23 n2 p116-26 May 1998
Some history on health-care decision making is reviewed. The current "individualist" model in the United States is contrasted with "collectivist" models of Asian and Pacific Islander cultures. Decision making styles are discussed in relationship to Western medicine. Six groups' cultural norms are presented. Conflicts with U.S. health care policies are discussed. (EMK)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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