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  1. Cultural perspectives of meals expressed by patients in geriatric care.

    Article - En anglais

    The aim of this study was to investigate cultural values and ideas concerning table manners and food habits expressed by patients in geriatric care.

    The research approach was ethnographic.

    The findings exposed conflicts related to three themes.

    The first, « Mind your manners », demonstrated problems in managing food and objects, keeping clean, and conduct at table.

    The second, « Appetite for food », was connected to tradition and taste, healthy food and the need not to waste food.

    The third, « Be contented and do not complain », illustrated the elderly patients'socialized manners in talking about meals and food.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Vieillard, Hôpital, Gériatrie, Coutume alimentaire, Comportement, Repas, Milieu culturel, Nursing, Santé publique, Suède, Homme, Europe

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Elderly, Hospital, Geriatrics, Food habit, Behavior, Meal, Cultural environment, Nursing, Sweden, Human, Europe

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 96-0151224

    Code Inist : 002B30A11. Création : 199608.