This ambitious and long-awaited volume brings together foremost nursing scholars and educators to review and critique the state of nursing research across topics most relevant to current practice. Comprehensive in scope, cogent and truly thought provoking, a book such as the Handbook for Clinical Nursing Research is a must-have shelf reference for every nurse carrying out research or aspiring to conduct research and for those who teach them.

Research with Immigrants and Refugees

Research with Immigrants and Refugees

Research with immigrants and refugees
Juliene G.Lipson


This chapter reviews the nursing research literature on immigrant and refugee health that has implications for clinical practice. We focus on people who were born in another country and came to the United States, and on their children and grandchildren, rather than on second-or third-generation immigrants, who would be more appropriately placed in a chapter on diverse ethnic groups (e.g., Tripp-Reimer's 1983 field study of the use of health care among 328 urban Greek immigrants in Ohio who, despite long-standing residence in the United States, retained such ethnomedical beliefs and practices as matiasma, or the evil eye, over four generations).

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