Delivery of culturally competent care to children with cancer and their families--the Latino experience

J Pediatr Oncol Nurs. May-Jun 2004;21(3):155-9. doi: 10.1177/1043454204264405.

Abstract

This article discusses selected cultural factors such as language and interpretation services, beliefs, health care practices, and communication styles of Latino families that can increase and enhance the ability of nurses to work with a child with cancer and his or her family. Suggestions for research and clinical intervention are presented.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Attitude to Health / ethnology
  • Child
  • Clinical Competence / standards*
  • Communication
  • Cultural Diversity
  • Family / ethnology*
  • Health Behavior / ethnology
  • Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice
  • Hispanic Americans / ethnology*
  • Humans
  • Needs Assessment
  • Nursing Research / organization & administration
  • Oncology Nursing / organization & administration*
  • Pediatric Nursing / organization & administration*
  • Transcultural Nursing / organization & administration*