Chickenpox- Customs, beliefs and Traditional Practices in Udupi District: A Case Study

Nayak, Asha K and Shalini, * (2013) Chickenpox- Customs, beliefs and Traditional Practices in Udupi District: A Case Study. Nitte University Journal of Health Science, 3 (2). pp. 102-104. ISSN 2249-7110

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Abstract

Cultural beliefs regarding causes of diseases and practices related to treatment vary from one area to another area, one community to another community. Ms X, 10 years female child was suffering from chicken pox. They strongly believed that chickenpox can be cured with home remedies only and their child has to be treated at home and child was treated at home. The nurse must be aware of these beliefs while providing care.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Chicken pox, trans-culture, culture.
Subjects: Nursing > MCON Manipal > Mental Health
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 18 Apr 2013 04:11
Last Modified: 18 Apr 2013 04:11
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/79731

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