Do nurse anesthetists demonstrate gender bias in treating pain? A national survey using a standardized pain model.

@article{Criste2003DoNA,
  title={Do nurse anesthetists demonstrate gender bias in treating pain? A national survey using a standardized pain model.},
  author={Amy Criste},
  journal={AANA journal},
  year={2003},
  volume={71 3},
  pages={206-9}
}
A major responsibility of the nurse anesthetist is providing adequate pain relief. Current research suggests that provider gender, as well as patient gender, may affect the clinical assessment and treatment of pain. Implications of the undertreatment of pain may be avoided if the anesthetist is aware of potential gender bias when approaching a given clinical situation. A postoperative pain scenario and questionnaire regarding proposed pain management was mailed to a random sample of 450… CONTINUE READING

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