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Pain Scales

There are a number of scales available for assessing pain among culturally diverse populations.

December 19, 2016 · Article


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Cultural Aspects of Pain Management

Discusses cultural background as a framework that influences meaning and expression of pain.

December 19, 2016 · PDF


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Translated Nurse-to-Patient Communication Pages – Harborview

Pages developed with nurses and interpreters to aid caregivers in communicating basic information to their patients.

October 5, 2016


Palliative Care

Cultural Relevance in End-of-Life Care

This resource addresses three major areas of cultural relevance in end-of-life care: cultural competency in clinical practice; advance directives; and pain management.

August 23, 2012 · Article, PDF