Chapter 16. Eileen Clark: An 82-Year-Old African American Woman with a Stroke

  1. Lisa Hark PhD, RD Consultant2 and
  2. Horace DeLisser MD Associate Professor Assistant Dean3
  1. Scott Kasner MD Associate Professor Director1 and
  2. Horace DeLisser MD Associate Professor Assistant Dean3

Published Online: 27 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444311686.ch16

Achieving Cultural Competency: A Case-Based Approach to Training Health Professionals

Achieving Cultural Competency: A Case-Based Approach to Training Health Professionals

How to Cite

Kasner, S. and DeLisser, H. (2009) Eileen Clark: An 82-Year-Old African American Woman with a Stroke, in Achieving Cultural Competency: A Case-Based Approach to Training Health Professionals (eds L. Hark and H. DeLisser), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444311686.ch16

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Medicine, Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA

  2. 3

    Cultural Competency and Spirituality, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Comprehensive Stroke Center, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA

  2. 3

    Cultural Competency and Spirituality, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 10 APR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405180726

Online ISBN: 9781444311686

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Keywords:

  • African American woman with a stroke;
  • importance of honest, open, and ongoing communication;
  • presence or absence of destructive syphilitic lesions;
  • Negotiating and affirming the difficulty of handling emotions;
  • intravenous thrombolysis in acute stroke

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • What would be an appropriate response to this question?

  • What would be an appropriate response to this question?

  • As time is critical, how do you get consensus among family members?

  • Now that you have consent, how do you maintain this rapport with the family?

  • References