Unequal treatment: confronting racial and ethnic disparities in health care

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English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Brian D. Smedley (ed.)
Adrienne Y. Stith (ed.)
Alan R. Nelson (ed.)
Publisher: 
The National Academies Press
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Washington, D.C.

Explores how persons of colour experience the health care environment. Examines how disparities in treatment may arise in health care systems and looks at aspects of the clinical encounter that may contribute to such disparities. Highlights the potential of cross-cultural education to improve provider-patient communication and offers a detailed look at how to integrate cross-cultural learning within the health professions.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
DIS.U54 2003
ISBN 030908265X
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Includes bibliographical references and index.