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Healthcare in the Arabian Gulf and Greater Middle East: A Guide for Healthcare Professionals

Healthcare in the Arabian Gulf and Greater Middle East: A Guide for Healthcare Professionals

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Healthcare in the Arabian Gulf and Greater Middle East is the first evidence-based, English-language textbook to provide a comprehensive overview of healthcare in this region, where health systems are rapidly evolving and feature large numbers of expatriate health professionals serving a population with diverse ethnic, social, cultural and environmental needs.
This unique book covers relevant research, conditions and appropriate interventions and treatment. Readers will gain an insight into the key health challenges of the region and how to approach them, as well as local healthcare structures and cultural considerations such as Islam and healthcare, culturally competent communication and the role of the family.
Written by experienced international and local academics and professionals, this book will be invaluable for students, healthcare professionals and anyone interested in working in this fascinating region.
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Part one: specific conditions, specific challenges

Part one presents the conditions specific to the middle east, the particular challenges they present and the existing evidence base in the area, highlighting any differences between the two.

Topic (12)

A brief history of healthcare in the region (1) Broad overview of region, important cultural context, specifically Islam, disease prevalence, emerging evidence base, comparison with global efforts.

Diabetes

Obesity and Bariatric surgery

Cardiac Care

Blood disorders:

sickle cell anaemia thalassemia

Infectious diseases: MERS, SARs, COVID 19

Paediatrics

Women's Health

ENT and Respiratory

Psychiatric Disorders

Emergency Medicine

Family Medicine

Part two: Key healthcare approaches.

This part of the text outlines generic healthcare approaches to a range of issues specific to the region.

Topic (12)

A brief history of healthcare in the region (2) Outline of developing healthcare in the region and associated issues e.g. insurance, travel tourism, global position

Cultural Competency: patients families and peers

Communication in culturally diverse settings

End of Life Care

Pain Management

Tissue Viability

Fundamentals of care: Activities of Daily Living

Psychosocial support

Leadership and Management in Healthcare

Technology in Healthcare and education

Healthcare education in the region

Healthcare research in the region

    • SKU
      9780323833561
    • UPC/ISBN
      9780323833561
    • Stock Last Checked
      Jun 15, 2024
  • Manufacturer
    Elsevier
  • Publication Date
    Feb 8, 2024

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