The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down

The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down

A study in the collision between Western medicine and the beliefs of a traditional culture focuses on a hospitalized child of Laotian immigrants whose belief that illness is a spiritual matter comes into conflict with doctors' methods.

Author: Anne Fadiman

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 9780374533403

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 368

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A study in the collision between Western medicine and the beliefs of a traditional culture focuses on a hospitalized child of Laotian immigrants whose belief that illness is a spiritual matter comes into conflict with doctors' methods.
Categories: Family & Relationships

Ultimate Guide to Outpatient Care

Ultimate Guide to Outpatient Care

Evanston, Illinois: Northwestern Center for Bioethics; 2012;(10) [81] Fadiman, A. he Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures. FSG Classics. 2012 [82] Hills LS.

Author: Gaffar Sarwar Zaman

Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand

ISBN: 9781839687624

Category: Medical

Page: 176

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The book presents a qualitative and quantitative approach to understanding, managing, and collaborating outpatient care. Utilizing a sound theoretical and practical foundation and illustrating procedural techniques through scientific examples, this book provides a comprehensive overview of outpatient care whether it occurs via telemedicine or in a hospital, clinic, prison, school, or other settings.
Categories: Medical