The unequal burden of pain: confronting racial and ethnic disparities in pain.

@article{Green2003TheUB,
  title={The unequal burden of pain: confronting racial and ethnic disparities in pain.},
  author={Carmen Rene{\'e} Green and Karen O. Anderson and Tamara A Baker and Lisa C. Campbell and Sheila A Decker and Roger B. Fillingim and Donna A K Kalauokalani and Kathyrn E Lasch and Cynthia Myers and Raymond C. Tait and Knox H. Todd and April Hazard Vallerand},
  journal={Pain medicine},
  year={2003},
  volume={4 3},
  pages={277-94}
}
CONTEXT Pain has significant socioeconomic, health, and quality-of-life implications. Racial- and ethnic-based differences in the pain care experience have been described. Racial and ethnic minorities tend to be undertreated for pain when compared with non-Hispanic Whites. OBJECTIVES To provide health care providers, researchers, health care policy analysts, government officials, patients, and the general public with pertinent evidence regarding differences in pain perception, assessment, and… CONTINUE READING
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