Never doing a cultural assessment with a death and dying client/ patient can have tragic consequences.Dr. Maron Monsen, a film maker made a starkly shocking film about physicians at Stanford who never understood the cross cultural meaning of an Afghan man from Fremont, California. His life certainly may have been saved by cultural understanding.
Hold Your Breath , this award winning film show care managers, physicians and health practitioners what we reap when we do not sew cultural understanding into our practice.
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