Oct 21, Successful communication between healthcare providers and their patients from different cultural backgrounds depends on developing awareness of the normative cultural values of patients and how these differ from the cultural values of most western medical professionals. In this newsletter article we will take a look at Asian cultures. Each of these communities differs in socio-cultural traits, as do the subgroups within each. To better understand how we will use culture-based generalizations to learn about Asian cultures in this article, please review our newsletter contrasting culture-based generalizations and stereotypes.
Doctors and Diversity: Improving Health Care for Asian Americans
Please take this quick survey to tell us about what happens after you publish a paper. Advances in Health Sciences Education. This study explores the perceived ideal communication style for doctor—patient consultations and the reality of actual practice in a Southeast Asian context. We conducted the study in a teaching hospital in Indonesia, using a qualitative and a quantitative design.
Faculty of Medicine, Mulawarman University, Jl. Kerayan, Kampus Gn. Kelua, Samarinda, East Kalimantan Indonesia.