The Influence of Ethnic Patient Values on Cancer Nursing

  • Dolores M. Esparza


Caring for cancer patients who have diverse ethnic backgrounds requires sufficient foresight and understanding to keep differences in language, values, and customs from creating conflicts between health care providers and patients. As the number of minority patients increases, nurses must take steps to understand the effects of ethnic values on patients and on their treatment outcomes.


Affirmative Action Cultural Barrier Minority Patient Quality Nurse Minority Health Care 
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