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    Dominant Healthcare Practices of Jamaicans

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    â?¢ Describe the dominant health care practices of Jamaicans and any areas of conflict between the cultural group and the health care system along with the implications for nurses and the health care delivery system.

    â?¢ Analyze the usefulness of a cultural assessment theory and tool you for this assignment and describe its strengths and weaknesses for this type of assessment.

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    The dominant health care practices of Jamaicans are very similar to those practiced by African-Americans, which makes it imperative that these individuals become educated on more productive means of facilitating health within their population. In general, Jamaicans are very clean individuals when it comes to bathing and washing themselves whenever possible, but the high rates of poverty within this area make it difficult for these individuals to access clean running water, and many individuals suffer ill effects from washing in, and drinking ...