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Cultural Competencies in Health Care: Databases at UAB Libraries

This guide provides information about materials which deal with transcultural communication in medicine.


Search Terms in CINAHL or PubMed

Use the PubMed & CINAHL search below to begin searching for articles.  Consider using MeSH terms in PubMed and CINAHL headings for CINAHL to retrieve better results. 

We suggest using search terms like:

  • cross-cultural
  • cultural competency
  • cultural awareness
  • diversity
  • transcultural

To insure more relevant results, add health related terms like:

  • health care
  • nursing
  • medicine
  • patient communication
  • global health
  • public health



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