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

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

Hardback Annual Review of Nursing Research

Edited by Joyce J. Fitzpatrick, Edited by Antonia M. Villarruel, Edited by Cornelia P. Porter

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  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Co Inc
  • Format: Hardback | 364 pages
  • Dimensions: 154mm x 230mm x 24mm | 590g
  • Publication date: 31 May 2004
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 082614134X
  • ISBN 13: 9780826141347
  • Illustrations note: black & white illustrations
  • Sales rank: 1,654,668

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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.

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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. "

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 Waters