Racial Differences in the Use of Epidural Analgesia for Labor

@article{Glance2007RacialDI,
  title={Racial Differences in the Use of Epidural Analgesia for Labor},
  author={L. Glance and R. Wissler and C. Glantz and T. Osler and D. Mukamel and A. Dick},
  journal={Anesthesiology},
  year={2007},
  volume={106},
  pages={19-25}
}
Background:There is strong evidence that pain is undertreated in black and Hispanic patients. The association between race and ethnicity and the use of epidural analgesia for labor is not well described. Methods:Using the New York State Perinatal Database, the authors examined whether race and ethnicity were associated with the likelihood of receiving epidural analgesia for labor after adjusting for clinical characteristics, demographics, insurance coverage, and provider effect. This… Expand
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