Miss Lee is an Asian American on the psychiatric unit. She tells the nurse, "I must have the hot ginger root for my headache. It is the only thing that will help". What meaning does the nurse attach to this statement by Miss Lee?
Miss Lee is an Asian American on the psychiatric unit. She says she is afraid that no one from her family will visit her. On what belief does Miss Lee base her statement?
Joe, a Native American, appear at the community health clinic with an oozing stasis ulcer on his lower right leg. It is obviously infected, and he tells the nurse that the shaman has been treating it with herbs. The nurse determines that joe needs emergency care, but Joe staes he will not go to the ED unless the shaman is allowed to help treat him. How should the nurse handle this situation?
1420 Chapter 5-Cultural and Spiritual Concepts
Chapter 5 Cultural and Spiritual Concepts In Psychiatric/Mental Health