Cultural Dimensions of Death and Dying
ethics, death, cultural interpretation, stereotyping
Bioethics and Medical Ethics | Palliative Care
Numerous articles offer council to health care professionals who care for patients from unfamiliar cultural backgrounds.What is best strategy for thinking about culture and engaging in cultural interpretation? How can we avoid stereotyping? Patients near the end of life present profound challenges to our most basic assumptions about appropriate care. Careful, critical reflection, including turning a cultural lens on biomedicine itself is paramount.
Koenig, Barbara, "Cultural Dimensions of Death and Dying" (2009). Current Videos. 15.