transcultural medicine

transcultural medicine

The psychosocial aspect of healthcare in which cultural differences between doctor and patient are considered in respect of issues of privacy, as well as religious and ethnic preferences.
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Residents receive training not only in medical and osteopathic health care, but also in transcultural medicine.
Residency students, preparing to work in family medicine in the outback of Alaska, need extra training in obstetrics, orthopedics, emergency medicine, neonatal intensive care, and transcultural medicine.