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(Photo Credit: UPMC)
(Photo Credit: UPMC)

Study shows doctors exhibit racial bias in communications with patients

Via Huffington Post:

“Could the color of your skin affect the medical care you get at the end of your life?

disturbing new study published in the January issue of the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management suggests that it might. The research shows that black actors who were asked to portray dying hospital patients received less compassionate care from real doctors than did their white counterparts.”

Full Story at HuffPo.

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