If you were to go to China on a business trip how would you design your name card so that the Chinese would not be confused?
Read the following two Case Studies and answer the questions presented.
- Chinese Case Study #1 – Li Ying Bin Questions
1. If you were to go to China on a business trip how would you design your name card so that the Chinese would not be confused?
2. If you wished to have a meeting with a Chinese delegation of health-care providers, would you expect them to be on time? Why?
3. If the meeting included a meal with Chinese food, what kinds of food would you expect to be served? How would it be presented? If something were served that you do not like, would you eat it anyway?
4. Compare and contrast the Chinese meaning of life and way of thinking with the Western meaning of life and way of thinking.
5. What are the common health risks for the development of chronic
obstructive pulmonary disease among Chinese people?
6. What are some of the reasons that Mr. Li waited so long to enter the hospital?
7. Mr. Li did not complain of chest pain in the cardiac intensive-care unit. Is this a common behavior? Why?
8. True or False: The Chinese family will expect health-care providers at the hospital to provide most of the care for Mr. Li.
9. Why must the physician be careful with the amounts of medication
10. Mrs. Li is curt, demanding, and disagreeable toward her daughter-in-law. Why does she act this way?
11. Explain why Mr. Li blames the airplane ride and the Western food for his heart attack. Why does he meditate and do exercises?
12. Is Mr. Li’s stoicism during dying surprising? Why do the family members refuse to discuss his health and possible death?
13. What is the preferred method for handling the remains of a deceased Chinese person?
14. Describe common mourning rituals for the Chinese.
15. Describe bereavement in a Chinese family.
16. Describe a common view of death among Chinese.
- Japanese Case Study #1 – Marianne and Ken Shimizu Questions
1. Identify some of the cultural issues that may lead to conflict in this international
2. What are the family resources for this international family?
3. What factors within the Japanese health system may account for the late diagnosis of
4. What practical issues might arise for the Shimizus if Mother Shimizu were placed in
a long-term-care facility in the United States?
5. What dietary factors may contribute to Marianne’s hypertension?
6. In what ways might you consider Ken to be countercultural as a Japanese man?
7. What social pressures might Marianne have faced, given some of her choices, as a
housewife in Japan?
8. What pressures will Ken likely experience as he considers how to meet the needs of
both his mother and his wife?
9. Compare and contrast the fertility and mortality rates of Japan and the United States.
10. Do the traditional Japanese maintain sustained eye contact with strangers? Why or
11. To which drugs might Japanese people have greater sensitivity than that of white
12. How do most Japanese people meet their need for calcium?
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