Transcultural Nursing: Assessment and Intervention by Joyce Newman Giger, EdD, RN, APRN, BC, FAANTranscultural Nursing: Assessment and Intervention by Joyce Newman Giger, EdD, RN, APRN, BC, FAAN

Transcultural Nursing: Assessment and Intervention

byJoyce Newman Giger, EdD, RN, APRN, BC, FAAN, Joyce Newman Giger

Other | April 14, 2014

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Giger and Davidhizar's unique transcultural model of clear, easy-to-apply assessment and intervention strategies is the definitive source for use in the clinical setting! This authoritative resource will help you learn to identify the six key cultural phenomena used in caring for clients from different backgrounds (communication, space, social organization, time, environmental control, and biological variations), and help you apply these phenomena to a variety of individuals in different cultures.

  • Unique! Giger & Davidhizar's Transcultural Assessment Model devotes a full chapter to each of the six aspects of cultural assessment (communication, space, social organization, time, environmental control, and biologic variations) to help you apply this model to any client of any culture.
  • Expert author Joyce Newman Giger is a pioneer in the field of transcultural nursing.
  • Case studies and critical thinking questions help you apply the assessment framework in practice.
  • UNIQUE! Sample care plans demonstrate how to apply principles to specific client needs.
  • UNIQUE! Discussion of the spiritual component provides a more holistic, integrated approach to culture and assessment.
  • Clarification of biologic variations for select cultural groups raises awareness of potential risks/influences on client health.
  • 2010 census data is incorporated through the book to provide the most current analysis of demographic trends.
  • Completely revised cultural chapters reflect the shifting experiences of different cultural groups in our society.
  • NEW! 6 additional cultural chapters on Nigerians, Uganda Americans, Jordanian Americans, Cuban Americans, Amish Americans, and Irish Americans
Title:Transcultural Nursing: Assessment and InterventionFormat:OtherDimensions:736 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:April 14, 2014Publisher:Elsevier Health SciencesLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:032329328X

ISBN - 13:9780323293280


Table of Contents


  1. Introduction to Transcultural Nursing
  2. Communication
  3. Space
  4. Social Organization
  5. Time
  6. Environmental Control
  7. Biological Variations

  9. African Americans
  10. Mexican Americans
  11. Navajos
  12. Appalachians
  13. American Eskimos: Th Yup'ik and Inupiat
  14. Japanese Americans
  15. Afghan Americans
  16. Russian Americans
  17. Chinese Americans
  18. Filipino Americans
  19. Vietnamese Americans
  20. East Indian Hindu Americans
  21. Haitian Americans
  22. Jewish Americans
  23. Korean Americans
  24. French Canadians of Quebec Origin
  25. Puerto Rican Americans
  26. Nigerian
  27. Uganda Americans
  28. Jordanian Americans
  29. Cuban Americans
  30. Amish Americans