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Asian Patient

  • Simiao Li
  • Michael Gisondi
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Abstract

This chapter contains a case study of an elderly Chinese patient in the emergency department. Pearls and pitfalls in caring for patients with language barriers and non-Western medicine beliefs are discussed.

Keywords

Home remedy Non-English-speaking patient Interpreter 

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Copyright information

© Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  • Simiao Li
    • 1
  • Michael Gisondi
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Emergency MedicineThe Ohio State University Wexner Medical CenterColumbusUSA
  2. 2.Department of Emergency MedicineStanford University School of MedicineStanfordUSA

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