Culture care meanings, beliefs, and practices in Rural Dominican Republic.

@article{Schumacher2010CultureCM,
  title={Culture care meanings, beliefs, and practices in Rural Dominican Republic.},
  author={Gretchen Schumacher},
  journal={Journal of transcultural nursing : official journal of the Transcultural Nursing Society},
  year={2010},
  volume={21 2},
  pages={93-103}
}
PURPOSE This ethnonursing study explored the meanings, beliefs, and practices of care for rural Dominicans in the Dominican Republic. DESIGN Leininger's culture care diversity and universality theory, ethnonursing, and four-phase analysis method guided the study. Interviews were conducted with 19 general and 10 key informants. FINDINGS Analysis of interviews revealed three main themes: (a) family presence is essential for meaningful care experiences and care practices, (b) respect and… CONTINUE READING

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