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Rastafarianism and Western Medicine

  • Heather Prendergast
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Abstract

This chapter contains a case study of a Rastafarian man of Jamaican descent in the emergency department.

Keywords

Rastafarianism Caribbean Healing methods Culture Stereotypes Communication Barriers Emergency department 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Heather Prendergast
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  1. 1.University of IllinoisChicagoUSA

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