Racial and ethnic disparities in emergency department analgesic prescription.

Abstract

OBJECTIVES We examined racial and ethnic disparities in analgesic prescription among a national sample of emergency department patients. METHODS We analyzed Black, Latino, and White patients in the 1997-1999 National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Surveys to compare prescription of any analgesics and opioid analgesics by race/ethnicity. RESULTS For… (More)

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@article{TamayoSarver2003RacialAE, title={Racial and ethnic disparities in emergency department analgesic prescription.}, author={Joshua H Tamayo-Sarver and Susan W Hinze and Rita K. Cydulka and David W. Baker}, journal={American journal of public health}, year={2003}, volume={93 12}, pages={2067-73} }