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Defining Cultural Competence: A Practical Framework for Addressing Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Health and Health Care
Objectives. Racial/ethnic disparities in health in the U.S. have been well described. The field of “cultural competence” has emerged as one strategy to address these disparities. Based on a review ofExpand
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Implicit Bias among Physicians and its Prediction of Thrombolysis Decisions for Black and White Patients
ContextStudies documenting racial/ethnic disparities in health care frequently implicate physicians’ unconscious biases. No study to date has measured physicians’ unconscious racial bias to testExpand
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Cultural competence and health care disparities: key perspectives and trends.
Cultural competence has gained attention as a potential strategy to improve quality and eliminate racial/ethnic disparities in health care. In 2002 we conducted interviews with experts in culturalExpand
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A Culturally Tailored Navigator Program for Colorectal Cancer Screening in a Community Health Center: A Randomized, Controlled Trial
BackgroundMinority racial/ethnic groups have low colorectal cancer (CRC) screening rates.ObjectiveTo evaluate a culturally tailored intervention to increase CRC screening, primarily usingExpand
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The effect of adjuvant chemotherapy on relapse-free survival in patients with osteosarcoma of the extremity.
We conducted a randomized controlled trial to determine whether intensive multi-agent adjuvant chemotherapy improves the chances of relapse-free survival in patients with nonmetastatic high-gradeExpand
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Hearing loss in children and young adults receiving cisplatin with or without prior cranial irradiation.
One hundred seventy-seven children and young adults with various malignant neoplasms were prospectively tested for hearing loss after they had received cisplatin (n = 146), cranial irradiation (n =Expand
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Cross-cultural primary care: a patient-based approach.
It is much more important to know what sort of a patient has a disease, than what sort of disease a patient has.-William Osler (1) Concern about cultural competence in health care has increased inExpand
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A specific chromosomal abnormality in rhabdomyosarcoma.
A specific chromosomal abnormality, t(2;13)(q35;q14), was discovered in five cases of advanced rhabdomyosarcoma. It was identified directly in cells that had metastasized from bone marrow in oneExpand
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Commentary: linking cultural competence training to improved health outcomes: perspectives from the field.
The Institute of Medicine report entitled Unequal Treatment recommended that all health care professionals receive training in cross-cultural communication-also called "cultural competence"-as oneExpand
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Seizure visits in US emergency departments: epidemiology and potential disparities in care
IntroductionWhile epilepsy is a well-characterized disease, the majority of emergency department (ED) visits for “seizure” involve patients without known epilepsy. The epidemiology of seizureExpand
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