members of your staff ever been frustrated by situations such as these?
A Japanese patient who will not ask for pain medication no matter
how much he is suffering.
A Mexican woman who continues to feed her husband despite physician's
orders that he feed himself.
A Filipino nurse who is insulted when her supervisor offers to
A Saudi Arabian man who refuses to allow a male physician to examine
his pregnant wife, despite the fact that she is bleeding.
An African-American patient who accuses a doctor of racism when
he asks if she would like a tubal ligation following her twelfth child.
A Chinese family who insists that their mother not be told she
If so, they
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