Chapter 5. Jon Le: A 48-Year-Old Korean Man with Cerebral Hemorrhage
- Lisa Hark PhD, RD Consultant2,
- Horace DeLisser MD Associate Professor Assistant Dean3
Published Online: 27 APR 2009
Copyright © 2009 Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Achieving Cultural Competency: A Case-Based Approach to Training Health Professionals
How to Cite
Kasner, S. and DeLisser, H. (2009) Jon Le: A 48-Year-Old Korean Man with Cerebral Hemorrhage, 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.ch5
Department of Medicine, Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Cultural Competency and Spirituality, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
- Published Online: 27 APR 2009
- Published Print: 10 APR 2009
Print ISBN: 9781405180726
Online ISBN: 9781444311686
- Korean man with cerebral hemorrhage;
- Chinese medicine for “moxibustion” heat therapy;
- Moxibustion, or moxa - major healing modalities of traditional Chinese medicine;
- types of Moxibustion - direct and indirect;
- low levels of acculturation - health-related disparities;
- Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM);
- CAM - Whole medical systems/Mind–body medicine approaches/Biologically based practices;
- Manipulative and body-based practices;
- Energy medicine
This chapter contains sections titled:
How does this patient's heritage and culture affect his decision-making process with regard to his current medical condition?
How should the physician approach Mr. Le about his use of alternative medicine?
Why is Mr. Le angry and how could this have been avoided?
How should the physician approach Mr. Le about his plan to work with a TCM physician?