Answered By: Amy Rice
Last Updated: Jul 01, 2016     Views: 46

Search terms: end of life, palliative care, brain death criteria, advanced directives, + american indians, native americans, multicultural communication

Where to search: 

Library Databases (from Databases A-Z list) 

  • All EBSCO
  • All ProQuest
  • Ebrary
  • ​Credo

Credo entry under “Native American Healing”

Appendix O: Native American medicine. (2005). In W. Jonas (Ed.), Mosby's dictionary of complementary and alternative medicine. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier Health Sciences. Retrieved from http://nnu.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://search.credoreference.com/content/entry/mosbycompmed/appendix_o_native_american_medicine/0

 

Other Information Sources

  • Google Scholar (scholar.google.com)
  • National Library of Medicine
  • NIH website for American Indian Health
  • Resources explaining traditional healing practices​

http://americanindianhealth.nlm.nih.gov/trad-healing.html

  • A look at end of life care issues for Native Americans (National Cancer Institute, U.S. Government)

 http://www.cancer.gov/news-events/media-resources/multicultural/lifelines/2011/palliative-care-ai.pdf

  • PowerPoint Curriculum explaining how to use the wheel of life for end of life decisions when working with Native Americans

http://natamcancer.org/handouts/nacr_eol_obj_1-5_hnd_05-13-04.pdf

  • Scholarly article on end of life issues with American Indians:

Hampton, J. W. (2005). End-of-life issues for American Indians: A commentary. Journal of Cancer Education, 20(S1), 37-40.
http://lcomer.pbworks.com/f/End-of-life+Issues+for+Amercian+Indians.pdf

  • St Luke’s Cultural and Spiritual Dictionary for Chaplains.

https://drive.google.com/a/nnu.edu/file/d/0BwLpPexdkzc1VzMxQ3BaQ3ZkaGdaQmhYUWVKeXN2MWhzbmVR/edit?usp=sharing