Traditional Vietnamese Health And Healing.

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TitleTraditional Vietnamese Health And Healing.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2008
AuthorsPurnell, L. D.
JournalUrologic Nursing
Date Publishedfeb
KeywordsCulture, health} care {practices, History, immigration, MEDICAL} personnel, MEDICAL} {care, mental {health, POPULATION, spirituality, UNITED} {States, Vietnam, VIETNAMESE, Vietnamese}, {COMMUNICATION

The article focuses on the history, culture, language and health care practice of the Vietnamese population in the {U.S.} The Vietnamese population has different behaviors and traditions with religions such as Buddhism and Taoism and using Vietnamese and English language. Health providers should understand that Vietnamese differs greatly and observation is important in providing them with proper care.