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Publications [#298830] of Susan Denman

Refereed Publications

  1. Denman-Vitale, S; Murillo, EK, Effective promotion of breastfeeding among Latin American women newly immigrated to the United States., Holistic Nursing Practice, vol. 13 no. 4 (July, 1999), pp. 51-60, ISSN 0887-9311 [10661118]
    (last updated on 2018/10/17)

    Abstract:
    Across the United States, advance practice nurses (APNs) are increasingly encountering recently immigrated Latin American populations. This article provides an overview of the situation of Latin Americans in the United States and discusses aspects of Latin American culture such as, respeto (respect), confianza (confidence), the importance of family, and the value of a personal connection. Strategies that will assist practitioners to incorporate culturally holistic principles in the promotion of breastfeeding among Latin American women who are new arrivals in the United States are described. If practitioners are to respond to the increasing numbers of Latin American women who need health care services, and also provide thorough, holistic health care then health care activities must be integrated with cultural competence.

    Keywords:
    Adult • Attitude to Health • Breast Feeding • Female • Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice • Health Promotion • Hispanic Americans • Holistic Nursing • Humans • Nurse Clinicians • Nurse Practitioners • Pregnancy • Transcultural Nursing • Transients and Migrants* • United States • education • ethnology • ethnology* • methods* • psychology*


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