Saturday, March 26, 2011


We are not going to talk about hair styling or hair stylists. In this part of transcultural nursing, I present you some trivial facts concerning about some patients and their hair. A patient’s hair may be as important as gold for him. Now check these out:

Muslim women cover their hair at all times.
Greeks link their body hair to manhood and virility.

In Sikh religion, cutting or shaving of any body hair is forbidden.

Orthodox Jewish women expose their hair only in private. Wigs are worn to cover hair in public. Men wear long side burns in curls and do not shave until they are married.

A Native American child's hair is a sign of health. Cutting or shaving the child’s hair brings bad omen. It is believed that it can bring sickness and death to the child.

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