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
The goal of this handout is to increase awareness among practitioners serving Asian patients so that excellent care is delivered with sensitivity to patients’ values.
October 17, 2019 · PDF
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
The Vietnamese Senior Association (VSA) is a Seattle non-profit organization, founded in 1993. The mission of VSA is to help Vietnamese and other seniors remove barriers and engage in their new community.
August 7, 2017 · Article
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
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
The following section describes beliefs and practices relating to tuberculosis among Vietnamese residing in the U.S.
September 29, 2009 · Article
A brief history of the development of Traditional Vietnamese Medicine and its influences particularly by Southern China.
August 20, 2009 · Article
A 2 page brochure and related poster about the post-partum practice of a “sitting month” among Vietnamese and Chinese patients.
August 14, 2009 · PDF
Article discusses survey of 215 Vietnamese adults living in San Francisco to assess the population’s behavioral risk factors, use of cancer screening procedures, and knowledge of cancer.
February 10, 2009 · PDF
Information about beliefs and attitudes that guide Asian women’s health care seeking behavior, with particular focus on Vietnamese women and screening and treatment of breast cancer.
April 24, 2008 · Article
This article focuses on commonly used Chinese and Western botanicals and potential risks associated with their use. Four tables are included: Incompatible Combinations, Herbs with Teratogenic Effects, Herbs with Potential for Toxic Effects, and Herb-Drug Interactions.
September 1, 2004 · Article
An article about an effort to develop and translate culturally appropriate educational diabetes materials, and educate a diverse population.
June 1, 2002 · Article
Introduction Please first read Death: The Cross Cultural Context – which serves as an introduction for this encounter. Trust Cross […]
June 1, 2002 · Article
Information about nutrition and commonly consumed foods in the Vietnamese community in Seattle.
March 8, 2001 · Article
A look at some of the rituals around death in Vietnamese culture from a personal perspective.
December 1, 2000 · Article
The following section describes the epidemiology, beliefs, and high risk sexual practices regarding Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and sexually transmitted disease (STD) infection among Vietnamese residing in Vietnam and in the United States.
August 21, 2000 · 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
Article reprinted with permission from Western Journal of Medicine. By Dedra Buchwald, MD et al. West J Med, October 1995; 163:341-345.
October 2, 1995 · Article, PDF
Article reprinted with permission from Western Journal of Medicine by Steven J. Gold, PhD, Whittier, CA. West J Med, Sept. 1992; 157:290-294.
September 6, 1992 · Article