The Latino Patient is a very lucid summary of the principles of cultural competence that should be understood by every health care provider who serves Latino patients. Dr. Nilda Chong has distilled her years of experience. In working with these patients to produce a work that is both informative and a pleasure to read.
Nilda Chong has written a highly readable, practical guise that tells non-Latino health care professionals exactly what they need to know…Reading this book has enhanced my appreciation of Latino culture and made me a better doctor.
When I was reading The Latino Patient, it felt like my family, my traditions, and my understanding of my culture was being explained…in a clear, respectful and concise way. Dr. Chong has taken a difficult concept and explained it in a way that is easy to comprehend.