Illness Narrative Descriptive Essay by Top Papers

Illness Narrative
A description of how a Vietnamese mother dealt with the medical system in the United States.
# 142804 | 750 words | 3 sources | APA | 2009 | US


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Description:

The paper describes a mother that is from Vietnam and speaks Cantonese, Vietnamese, and some simple English. The paper relates that her self-esteem was low; she was obedient to the doctors until May 14 when she disagreed with the doctor for the first time over the baby's rash turning to dark patches. The paper relates that it was on May 23 that the mother's self-esteem increased dramatically; she rang for a nurse and no one arrived; she took the baby to the doctor's room and yelled that it was an emergency. The paper adds that she also disagreed with the nurse's statements.

From the Paper:

"The mother is from Vietnam and speaks Cantonese, Vietnamese, and some simple English. Her self-esteem was low; she was obedient to the doctors until May 14 when she disagreed with the doctor for the first time over the baby's rash turning to dark patches. It was on May 23 that the mother's self-esteem increased dramatically. She rang for a nurse and no one arrived; she took the baby to the doctor's room and yelled that it was an emergency. She also disagreed with the nurse's statements."

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