Health Disparities Do Exist

I WAS INTRIGUED with a conversation on a nursing listserve recently. The discussion revolved around the topic of health disparities and whether they really exist. A politician had mentioned that  health disparities should be addressed regarding maternal mortality and everyone seemed to have an opinion. Many nurses who responded were incensed at the idea that they would be accused of treating patients differently. A common refrain was, “I treat all of my patients the same.” Other nurses joined in the conversation and pointed out that regardless of one's political beliefs and support for that particular candidate, the data do show that disparities exist and we would be better served by trying to figure out what to do about it than deny it occurs.
Source: Journal of PeriAnesthesia Nursing - Category: Nursing Authors: Tags: Editorial Opinion Source Type: research

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