Textbook of Healthcare in the Gulf Coast Countries - Elsevier E-Book on VitalSource (Retail Access Card)
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Part one: specific conditions, specific challenges
Part one presents the conditions specific to the middle east, the particular challenges they present and the existing evidence base in the area, highlighting any differences between the two.
A brief history of healthcare in the region (1) Broad overview of region, important cultural context, specifically Islam, disease prevalence, emerging evidence base, comparison with global efforts.
Obesity and Bariatric surgery
sickle cell anaemia thalassemia
Infectious diseases: MERS, SARs, COVID 19
ENT and Respiratory
Part two: Key healthcare approaches.
This part of the text outlines generic healthcare approaches to a range of issues specific to the region.
A brief history of healthcare in the region (2) Outline of developing healthcare in the region and associated issues e.g. insurance, travel tourism, global position
Cultural Competency: patients families and peers
Communication in culturally diverse settings
End of Life Care
Fundamentals of care: Activities of Daily Living
Leadership and Management in Healthcare
Technology in Healthcare and education
Healthcare education in the region
Healthcare research in the region
May McCreaddie, Phd, MEd, BA, PG Cert PE, RNT, RN, Senior Lecturer, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Medical University of Bahrain, Bahrain. and Sharon Brownie