Annual Review of Nursing Research 2004: v. 22

Annual Review of Nursing Research 2004: v. 22 : Eliminating Health Disparities Among Racial and Ethnic Minorities in the United States

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This volume critically examines the research base on health disparities among racial and ethnic minorities in order to inform and advance nursing science in this area. It was created with the support and input of the National Coalition of Ethnic Minority Nurse Associations, and incorporates the expertise of distinguished minority nurse researchers. The major groups discussed include: African-American, Hispanic, American Indian/Alaska Native, and Asian/Pacific. Differences in environment; access, utilization, and quality of care; and health status are addressed, as well as strengths of minority groups in promoting health and managing illness within current social and political contexts.show more

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  • Hardback | 360 pages
  • 154 x 230 x 24mm | 589.68g
  • Springer Publishing Co Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 082614134X
  • 9780826141347
  • 2,020,044

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"Designated a Doody's Core Title! This volume critically examines the research base on health disparities among racial and ethnic minorities in order to inform and advance nursing science in this area. It was created with the support and input of the National Coalition of Ethnic Minority Nurse Associations, and incorporates the expertise of distinguished minority nurse researchers. The major groups discussed include: African-American, Hispanic, American Indian/Alaska Native, and Asian/Pacific. Differences in environment; access, utilization, and quality of care; and health status are addressed, as well as strengths of minority groups in promoting health and managing illness within current social and political contexts. "show more

Table of contents

Part I: Factors Contributing to Health Disparities / Structural and Racial Barriers to Healthcare, Bolton, Giger and Georges; Part II: Special Populations / Immigration and Health, Messias and Rubio; Part III: Special Conditions; Part IV: Intervention Approaches for Racial and Ethnic Minority Populations / Community Partnerships, Portillo and Watersshow more