Essays about: "Indigenous patients"

Found 3 essays containing the words Indigenous patients.

  1. 1. Registered nurses' experiences of working with indigenous patients in remote areas in Amazonas, Peru : a qualitative interview study at health clinics in Loreto region

    University essay from Sophiahemmet Högskola; Sophiahemmet Högskola

    Author : Linnea Berglund; Siri Fjellman; [2019]
    Keywords : Registered nurses’ experiences; Indigenous patients; Intercultural health; Remote areas; Limited access;

    Abstract : Background In remote areas of the Peruvian Amazon there is a high burden of communicable diseases, limited access to health care and a low distribution of registered nurses. Registered nurses are working with indigenous patients in the area, where traditional medicine and practice is common. READ MORE

  2. 2. Healthcare seeking behaviour when suspecting malaria. An ethnographic field study of indigenous people in Uganda

    University essay from Malmö högskola/Hälsa och samhälle

    Author : Astrid Bagewitz; [2009]
    Keywords : healthcare seeking behaviour; indigenous people; medical anthropology; malaria; Uganda;

    Abstract : Malaria är ett globalt problem, som framförallt existerar i de tropiska delarna av världen. I Uganda uppskattas 25-40% av patienter som uppsöker statlig vård vara patienter som har relaterade malaria symtom. READ MORE

  3. 3. TRADITIONAL HEALERS AND PRACTICES : A CASE STUDY OF POKHARA SUB METROPOLITAN, NEPAL

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för öst- och sydöstasienstudier

    Author : Prabin Kumar Prajapati; [2007]
    Keywords : Traditional healers; Modern biomedicine; Indigenous skills; Networks; Nepal; Social sciences; Samhällsvetenskaper; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In the third world, (the case here is Nepal) where biomedical practice doesn't sufficiently meet the demand of people for health services, the next alternative for people is to consult the traditional healers. It is not known how many types of health problems are solved by these healers, however, it has been found that a significant number of people visit them when they have health problems. READ MORE