This article discusses culture as it relates to the cardiovascular health promotion needs of various cultural groups. The promotion of cardiovascular wellness among cultural groups can be facilitated by the use of culturally appropriate models, interventions, and strategies. Those major characteristics that extend across cultures that may guide cardiovascular nurses in providing culturally appropriate care include communication, family and kinship models, and access to and acceptance of medical involvement in health care matters.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
- Advanced and Specialized Nursing