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Nursing: Cultural Diversity & Ethnicity

Evidence Based Care Sheets for Cultures

Transcultural Nursing Web Resources

The following resources from the CDC all deal with the topic of tuberculosis, but the cultural advice is valid for any health-related discussion.

Nursing Journal Articles


Do a simple search for the country or group you are studying (for example, Japan or Hmong). Once the results are displayed, use the Refine Results column on the left. Under Subject - Major Heading, choose "Show more" and select interesting topics from the list, then update.

Here is a list of some useful headings that you might find in the Subject - Major Heading list:

  • culture
  • transcultural nursing
  • cultural sensitivity
  • nurse-patient relations
  • nursing practice
  • nursing care
  • ethnic groups
  • immigrants
  • health beliefs
  • medicine, African traditional
  • communication barriers
  • attitude to health
  • attitude to death

CREDO Reference eBook

From the table of contents, scroll to the end for a list of cultures, where there is also a search box for the entire book.

American FactFinder

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