Fadiman compares the Hmong to a visual perception puzzle (p. 237). Do you agree or disagree with her metaphor? Explain your reasoning.

Health & Medical

Evidence- based medical practice vs cultural medical beliefs

Resource: Ch. 15 to 17 of The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down.

Respond to the following in a minimum of 175 words:

  • Is it immoral or insensitive to set evidence-based medical practice over other cultural medical beliefs?
  • Fadiman compares the Hmong to a visual perception puzzle (p. 237). Do you agree or disagree with her metaphor? Explain your reasoning.

Provide sources to support your perspective on this issue.