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The spirit catches you and you fall down : a Hmong child, her American doctors, and the collision of two cultures /

by Fadiman, Anne.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1998Edition: 1st paperback ed.Description: ix, 341 p. ; 21 cm.ISBN: 0374525641.Subject(s): Transcultural medical care -- California -- Case studies | Hmong American children -- Medical care -- California | Hmong Americans -- Medicine | Intercultural communication | Epilepsy in children | Epilepsy -- Child | Cross-Cultural Comparison | Emigration and Immigration -- Laos | Attitude of Health Personnel
Contents:
Birth -- Fish soup -- The spirit catches you and you fall down -- Do doctors eat brains? -- Take as directed -- High-velocity transcortical lead therapy -- Government property -- Foua and Nao Kao -- A little medicine and a little neeb -- War -- The big one -- Flight -- Code X -- The melting pot -- Gold and dross -- Why did they pick Merced? -- The eight questions -- The life or the soul -- The sacrifice.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [313]-326) and index.

Birth -- Fish soup -- The spirit catches you and you fall down -- Do doctors eat brains? -- Take as directed -- High-velocity transcortical lead therapy -- Government property -- Foua and Nao Kao -- A little medicine and a little neeb -- War -- The big one -- Flight -- Code X -- The melting pot -- Gold and dross -- Why did they pick Merced? -- The eight questions -- The life or the soul -- The sacrifice.

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