"Culture matters for the patient in pain". Article

Davidhizar, R, Giger, JN. (2002). "Culture matters for the patient in pain". . 52(2),

cited authors

  • Davidhizar, R; Giger, JN


  • It is important for each nurse to be alert for not only individuals who are experiencing pain but also the impact that cultural phenomena may have on the way pain is experienced, expressed, and the assistance that is desired. The Giger-Davidhizar Transcultural assessment model provides a model for assisting in the assessment of pain. It is only by consideration for cultural phenomena that culturally appropriate care can be delivered.

publication date

  • January 1, 2002


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