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Financially, the treatment of dialysis in the Philippines is approximately, $ 70.00 for each treatment after insurance. Her treatments are once a week, a total of 280.00 a month, not including any extras According to the daughter, she has dialysis once a week; the payment includes the red blood cells that are necessary for her to survival. RO has insurance in the Philippines and in the United States because of her dual citizenship. Her out of pocket cost is extremely low, compared to others in the Philippines. The monies are being paid from the family pooling together to get their mother the medical treatment that is needed. Here in the Unites States if the patient is not covered by an insurance plan the cost is approximately $ 480.00 for…show more content…
RO realized illness is a part of life, she knows this is a serious illness. She also is aware; with the proper treatment, she will live a long life with a few medical adjustments. Her acceptance, of the disease and the process will take a toll on the family as a unit, and finically. Her religious belief will also play a major role in the healing process. RO family has seen devastation; she believes there is no ritual that will cure her. She will continue to pray and ask for favor with this…show more content…
This useful tool has 12 domains that is the adaption of care, which follows the cultural needs of the client. The majority of the domains pertain to the cultural sensitivity needs of RO. The ability to communicate with the client, include the family, their cultural needs, and their spirituality. When dealing with different cultures rituals of the afterlife must be respected, it will give their life the meaningful closure that is needed (Purnell, 2002). RO has several domains and each one would latch to the other. It will become a task to attempt to separate
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