Medical anthropology and African American health / Eric J. Bailey
- Bailey, Eric J., 1958-
- Westport, Conn. : Bergin & Garvey, 2000.
- Physical Description:
- x, 255 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
- Pt. 1. Medical anthropology, culture and ethnic populations health issues. Medical anthropology and health care -- Ethnic populations in the United States : health beliefs and treatment actions -- pt. 2. African American health care. African American health care : a cultural relativistic perspective -- African American health care : a health data and current research studies perspective -- African American alternative medical practices -- pt. 3. How to do medical anthropological fieldwork. Strategies for applied medical anthropology health care research -- pt. 4. Medical anthropology case studies : clinic, community and public health settings. Fieldwork in a cardiopulmonary clinic -- Psychosociocultural stress and African American women -- Fieldwork in a Detroit hospital -- A needs assessment of a prenatal intervention program -- Culturally competent health screening programs -- The diabetic patient's adaptation to outpatient clinic -- HIV/AIDS counseling and the African American community -- A community's perception of the health care system : issues of equity -- pt. 5. Culture and health : the future of African American health care research. Cultural health care strategies for African Americans.
- 0897895924 (alk. paper)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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