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Attitudes to death and bereavement among cultural minority groups
Author(s)Caroline Walker
Journal titleNursing Times, vol 78, no 50, 5 December 1982
Pagespp 2106-2109
KeywordsDeath ; Bereavement ; Ethnic groups ; Attitudes to the old of general public.
AnnotationIt must be remembered that members of any cultural group vary considerably in their observance of that culture, and should be borne in mind when caring for the terminally ill patient and in supporting his or her family and friends. This article outlines attitudes to medical care, death and dying of the Moslem, Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist and Orthodox Jewish communities. (RH).
Accession NumberCPA-930430096
ClassmarkCW: DW: TK: TOB *

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