Ethnicity and Heath Care

Tempe DK, Dhir A. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2018 Apr 6. pii: S1053-0770(18)30248-9. doi: 10.1053/j.jvca.2018.04.021. [Epub ahead of print]


THE GROWTH OF various ethnic communities long has been noticeable in the United States and the United Kingdom. Other countries in Europe, Australia, and Singapore also increasingly are experiencing the growth of various ethnic communities. The ethnic communities and different linguistic groups have their own cultural traits and health profiles, thereby presenting a complex challenge to health care providers and policymakers. Needless to say, the ethnic differences in a population have important implications for clinicians and others involved in the delivery of health care.


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