As the ethnic face of America changes, so too does the population seen by palliative care nurses. The holistic care provided by nurses demands knowledge of the cultural beliefs and traditions of individual patients. This article provides a description of nursing implications for the palliative care of Filipino clients and presents pertinent cultural implications for three issues: managing the diagnosis, pain and death, and dying.
Neat article on cultural differences. Free registration as always required for Medscape articles. Do our Filipino nurses have anything to add to it?