When it comes to disparities research, I sometimes get angry at researchers that we’re still spending so much time with studies pointing out disparities in medicine and so little time doing anything about them. I mean, is there anyone out there who denies that there are racial disparities in how we treat patients, that would change their mind if they just saw one more study? I think not.
But every once in a while, a study gets published that gets past my eye roll and makes me angry all over again. This is Healthcare Triage News.
For those of you who want to read more, here’s the study: “Racial Disparities in Pain Management of Children With Appendicitis in Emergency Departments“.