Davies, B., Larson, J., Contro, N., Reyes-Hailey, C., Ablin, A. R., Chesla, C. A., . . . Cohen, H. (2009). Conducting a qualitative culture study of pediatric palliative care. Qualitative Health Research, 19(1), 5-16. doi:10.1177/1049732308327346
Hexem, K. R., Mollen, C. J., Carroll, K., Lanctot, D. A., & Feudtner, C. (2011). How parents of children receiving pediatric palliative care use religion, spirituality, or life philosophy in tough times. Journal of Palliative Medicine, 14(1), 39-44. doi:10.1089/jpm.2010.0256
Mazanec, P., & Tyler, M. K. (2003). Cultural considerations in end-of-life care: How ethnicity, age, and spirituality affect decisions when death is imminent. The American Journal of Nursing, 103(3), 50-8; quiz 59.
Pergert, P., Ekblad, S., Enskar, K., & Bjork, O. (2008). Bridging obstacles to transcultural caring relationships--tools discovered through interviews with staff in pediatric oncology care. European Journal of Oncology Nursing : The Official Journal of European Oncology Nursing Society, 12(1), 35-43. doi:10.1016/j.ejon.2007.07.006
Sarnaik, A. P., Daphtary, K., & Sarnaik, A. A. (2005). Ethical issues in pediatric intensive care in developing countries: Combining western technology and eastern wisdom. Indian Journal of Pediatrics, 72(4), 339-342.
Sprung, C. L., Maia, P., Bulow, H. H., Ricou, B., Armaganidis, A., Baras, M., . . . Ethicus Study Group. (2007). The importance of religious affiliation and culture on end-of-life decisions in european intensive care units. Intensive Care Medicine, 33(10), 1732-1739. doi:10.1007/s00134-007-0693-0
The following books are available in the Lamar Soutter Library or click on the link to get more information about the book.
Culture Clues. Patient and Family Education Center. University of Washington Medical Center. Tip sheets for clinicians.
Kongnetiman, L., Lai, D., and Berg, B. Cultural Competency in Paediatric Palliative Care: A Literature Review. Alberta Health Services. August 2008
Palliative Care for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Communities Migrant Information Centre (Eastern Melbourne). June 2009
This resource considers the social, emotional, physical and spiritual needs of the person who is using palliative care services and their families. It has been developed to support staff to develop strategies to provide culturally appropriate services specifically for Cambodian, Chinese, Indian, Iranian, Sri Lankan and Vietnamese communities living in the Eastern Metropolitan Region of Melbourne.