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Author White, Augustus A.

Title Seeing patients : unconscious bias in health care / Augustus A. White III, with David Chanoff
Published Cambridge, Mass. ; London, England : Harvard University Press, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (v, 335 pages) : illustrations, photographs
Contents It takes a village: Memphis -- Scrub nurse -- Becoming a doctor: Stanford -- Becoming a surgeon: Yale -- Combat surgeon: death and our common humanity -- Getting toward equal: Sweden -- A man ain't nothin' but a man -- Orthopedic chief: Harvard -- Diagnosis and treatment: the subconscious at work -- Health-care disparities: race -- Health-care disparities: women, Hispanics, elderly, gay -- Culturally competent care
Summary " ... Use[s] extensive research and interviews with leading physicians to show how subconscious sterotyping influences doctor-patient interactions, diagnosis, and treatment"--Publisher description
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 309-319) and index
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Subject White, Augustus A.
African American surgeons -- United States -- Biography.
African Americans -- History.
Discrimination in medical care.
Medical education.
Healthcare Disparities.
African Americans.
Cultural Competency.
United States.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
Author Chanoff, David.
ISBN 0674058771 (electronic bk.)
9780674058774 (electronic bk.)