Pain Perceptions by Chinese Patients

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Essay #: 066165
Total text length is 11,118 characters (approximately 7.7 pages).

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Pain Perceptions by Chinese Patients
Introduction
Nurses in Western culture are not ordinarily accustomed to practicing culturally sensitive care but approach all patients from the one model of nursing care. The result of the Western perspective can be the emerging ethical dilemma with all the attached anxiety in the scenario. The outcome can be much more serious since lack of cultural knowledge often develops into actual conflict between the nurse and other health care providers versus the patient. Chinese patients do not perceive pain and its alleviation in the same way as people in the West and there are contributing influences for the opposing perceptions, the two most significant being level of educational attainment and degree of...
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