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Immigrants in emergency care: Swedish health care staff's experiences.
BACKGROUND During the past few decades Sweden has developed into a multicultural society. The proportion of patients with different cultural backgrounds increases, which naturally makes new demandsExpand
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Beliefs about health and illness: a comparison between Ugandan men and women living with diabetes mellitus.
BACKGROUND The diabetes mellitus (DM) pandemic greatly affects developing countries. Self-care is an important part of management, guided by beliefs about health and illness. Dissimilarities inExpand
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Zimbabwean diabetics' beliefs about health and illness: an interview study
BackgroundDiabetes mellitus (DM) is increasing globally, with the greatest increase in Africa and Asia. In Zimbabwe a threefold increase was shown in the 1990s. Health-related behaviour is importantExpand
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Religious and cultural distance in beliefs about health and illness in women with diabetes mellitus of different origin living in Sweden.
The study explored beliefs about health and illness in females with diabetes mellitus (DM) from different religious backgrounds living in Sweden. Swedes showed an active self-care behaviour and aExpand
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Doctors’ and nurses’ views on patient care for type 2 diabetes: an interview study in primary health care in Oman
Aim This study aimed at exploring the experiences of primary health-care providers of their encounters with patients with type 2 diabetes, and their preferences and suggestions for future improvementExpand
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Gender influences beliefs about health and illness in diabetic subjects with severe foot lesions.
BACKGROUND No studies have been found regarding beliefs about health and illness in patients with diabetic foot ulcers investigated from a patient perspective. Beliefs might affect self-care andExpand
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Preparing nurses to face the pandemic of diabetes mellitus: a literature review.
BACKGROUND Diabetes constitutes a global public health problem. Today about 135 million people are affected and it is estimated that the number in 2025 will be 300 million. AIMS By reviewingExpand
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Health-care seeking behaviour among persons with diabetes in Uganda: an interview study
BackgroundHealthcare-seeking behaviour in patients with diabetes mellitus (DM) has been investigated to a limited extent, and not in developing countries. Switches between different health sectorsExpand
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Beliefs about health and diabetes in men of different ethnic origin.
AIM This paper reports the findings of a study exploring the health and illness beliefs of men with diabetes, who were from different cultural backgrounds and living in Sweden. BACKGROUND NoExpand
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Swedish and Middle-Eastern-born women's beliefs about gestational diabetes.
OBJECTIVE to compare beliefs about health and illness between women born in Sweden and the Middle East who developed gestational diabetes (GD). DESIGN a qualitative, explorative study usingExpand
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