The goal of this article is to highlight best practices in Telemedicine as they are emerging during the Covid-19 pandemic and the barriers and facilitators to a successful Telehealth visit with Limited English Proficiency (LEP) patients.
August 3, 2020 · Article
A collection of local and national online information resources regarding COVID-19, including links to translated materials.
March 16, 2020 · Article, Video
A short clinical pearl about a complaint of fever, but the patient doesn’t have a fever in the doctor’s office.
September 16, 2019 · Article
This literature review explores the burden of Hepatitis B Virus in Southeast Asian countries and immigrants in the United States, and explores the existing barriers to testing and treatment, as well as intervention and testing recommendations for providers.
February 7, 2019 · Article
Pages developed with nurses and interpreters to aid caregivers in communicating basic information to their patients.
October 5, 2016
This is a 41 minute video presentation of a discussion led by Dr. Alex Molnar (Harborview Med Center/Univ of WA) with a community group of Cambodian Americans about the subjects of advance directives and end-of-life decision making.
October 2, 2015 · Video
Features videos of native speakers saying phrases of courtesy in nine languages. This tool is to help develop rapport in the interpreted health encounter.
August 8, 2013 · Article, Video
This article discusses the lay and medical terms used for hypertension in Khmer language and their influence on patients’ understanding of the disease.
February 26, 2013 · Article
The overarching goal of the video is to demonstrate a culturally competent approach to addressing the stigma of mental illness in Asian-American patients.
January 26, 2011 · PDF, Video
Information about postpartum period sor sai kchey, which alludes to a period of fragile health lasting from one to three months after childbirth during which many traditional postpartum practices are followed.
December 2, 2010 · Article
A small ethnographic study on dizziness in Cambodians. This symptom is a common complaint among Cambodian patients.
August 18, 2009 · Article
A small ethnographic study on fever in Cambodians. This symptom is a common complaint among Cambodian patients.
August 18, 2009 · Article
Annual Khmer celebrations are listed in this community calendar resource. Many of these are holidays, but some are not.
August 6, 2009 · PDF
Some cultural information about tuberculosis in Cambodian communities.
July 15, 2009 · Article
Description of a pilot project to promote healthy eating and dietary management of diabetes in Seattle’s Cambodian community.
February 1, 2009 · Article
How naming is done in Cambodian culture and the implications for medical records.
October 6, 2008 · Article
Short article about Cambodian New Year traditions, taken from comments given at a New Year’s celebration.
September 19, 2008 · Article
Information about marriage in Cambodian culture, including arranged marriage, gender roles, dowry and domestic violence issues
February 13, 2008 · Article
Information about traditional greetings, respect for elders and Monks.
February 7, 2008 · Article
Information about Cambodian Buddhist perspectives and funeral practices during times of death.
January 8, 2008 · Article
There are a number of types of Khmer fonts being used locally and internationally, but only a few of them are commonly used. This article includes links to some of those fonts that are available for downloading.
January 1, 2008 · Article
Information about how diabetes is understood and managed by participants in a diabetes education class at Harborview Medical Center.
February 1, 2006 · Article
Article about postpartum traditions in Cambodian culture.
September 1, 2004 · Article
State of Washington has the third largest Cambodian refugee population in the U.S. with most Cambodians living in Seattle/King County.
July 1, 2003 · Article
Information about traditional nutrition and commonly consumed foods in the Cambodian community in Seattle.
June 1, 2001 · Article
A small ethnographic study on wind illness in Cambodians. This is a common complaint among Cambodian patients. This information includes identification of primary terms and definitions used in translation for wind illness, and concerns and health practices associated with the illness.
November 1, 1997 · Article
This study was undertaken to determine if culturally influenced feeding practices are associated with iron deficiency in infants and toddlers from low-income families, including Southeast Asian families.
July 1, 1997 · Article
Some traditional practices around pregnancy and infant care in Southeast Asian and East African groups in Seattle.
August 1, 1996
A short clinical pearl about patterned circular scars on the skin of Asian and African patients.
August 1, 1996 · Article