The Medical Manual for Religio-Cultural Competence is a comprehensive guide to eleven major world religions and how their beliefs and practices influence your patients’ health care decisions. Use this book to improve patient-centered care and cultural competence in your practice. TheMedical Manual is available for purchase in print, eBook, and digital download versions. 


The Medical Manual for Religio-Cultural Competence: Caring for Religiously Diverse Populations

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Written by Tanenbaum and vetted with experts in religion and medicine, The Medical Manual details how religious traditions and practices affect medical decisions in eleven major world religions – Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism, Sikhism, Shinto, Traditional Chinese, American Indian & Alaska Natives, Afro-Caribbean, and The Bahá'í Faith.  

With a wealth of tips and tools for your practice, it’s more than just a simple text: it’s a comprehensive guidebook and user-friendly workbook all in one. Download the  table of contents to see the breadth of what The Medical Manual offers.