Culture, ethics, and respect: the bottom line is understanding.

  title={Culture, ethics, and respect: the bottom line is understanding.},
  author={Judith A. Erlen},
  journal={Orthopedic nursing},
  volume={17 6},
As the world becomes smaller, there is increasing recognition that the world is more culturally diverse. People within a particular group share customs, habits, and values; however, these individuals may share few, if any, beliefs and practices with people from other cultural groups. This increasing cultural diversity raises questions about ways to deliver appropriate and respectful health care to patients from other cultures. This article discusses culture, culture and health care, and respect… CONTINUE READING


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