Cultural considerations in perioperative nursing.

  • Yanko Davila
  • Published 1999 in Seminars in perioperative nursing


This article provides a brief overview of cultural diversity and its significance to health care. LEARN, an illness explanatory model, and its application to a case study of a minority patient's surgical experience are presented to increase surgical nurses' awareness of cultural illness beliefs and treatment expectations. 


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@article{Davila1999CulturalCI, title={Cultural considerations in perioperative nursing.}, author={Yanko Davila}, journal={Seminars in perioperative nursing}, year={1999}, volume={8 3}, pages={128-36} }