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Title: Giger and Davidhizar’s Transcultural Assessment Model
Alternative title / Subtitle: a Case Study in Turkey
Authors: Karaburak, Seher S.
Tas, Fatma
Basbakkal, Zümrüt
Item type: Conference publication
Keywords: Transcultural nursing;Διαπολιτισμική νοσηλευτική;Πρότυπο;Παιδιατρική;Model;Pediatric
Subjects: Primary care (Medicine)
Issue Date: 19-Jul-2014
Date of availability: 19-Jul-2014
Publisher: Μαρβάκη, Χριστίνα
Abstract: The Transcultural Assessment Model of Giger and Davidhizars is a tool developed to assess cultural values of patients about health and disease behaviors and their effects. The model contains six cultural dimensions: Communication, Space, Social Organizations, Time, Environmental Control, and Biological Variations. On the basis of The Transcultural Assessment Model of Giger and Davidhizars, the following patient assessment is presented as a case study. The patient, who is hospitalized at child nephrology clinic at a university hospital, was diagnosed with chronic kidney failure discussed and this model was applied to the patient. This model provides us with the opportunity of understanding an individual’s cultural heritage, beliefs, attitudes and behaviors.
Description: Case study article
Language: English
Citation: Karabudak, S., Tas, F. & Basbakkal, Z. (September 2013). Giger and Davidhizar’s Transcultural Assessment Model: A Case Study in Turkey. “Health Science Journal”. 7(3):342-345.
Journal: Health Science Journal
Type of Journal: With a review process (peer review)
Access scheme: Publicly accessible
License: Αναφορά Δημιουργού-Μη Εμπορική Χρήση-Όχι Παράγωγα Έργα 3.0 Ηνωμένες Πολιτείες
Appears in Collections:Τόμος 7, τεύχος 3 (Ιουλ. - Σεπ. 2013)

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