Caring for Jewish Patients

1st Edition

Joseph Spitzer

CRC Press
Published June 15, 2003
Reference - 232 Pages
ISBN 9781857759914 - CAT# K28811

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Jewish patients customarily have particular ways of approaching health and healthcare. This book outlines the Jewish practices and customs of direct relevance to health professionals, illustrated throughout with case histories. Information is provided to facilitate day to day communication, discussing etiquette and interpersonal relationships between the health professionals and their patients, describing in detail the dietary laws, customs and festivals. This book will offer practical advice about Jews, Judaism and the Jewish community helping to educate and enable all healthcare professionals in hospitals and in the community to provide care in a culturally appropriate manner.


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