publication . Article . 2019

Classism in Pain Care: The Role of Patient Socioeconomic Status on Nurses' Pain Assessment and Management Practices.

Lies De Ruddere; Liesbet Goubert; Sónia F. Bernardes; Tânia Brandão; Lúcia Campos;
Open Access
  • Published: 30 Jul 2019 Journal: Pain Medicine, volume 20, pages 2,094-2,105 (issn: 1526-2375, eissn: 1526-4637, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)
Abstract
<jats:title>Abstract</jats:title> <jats:sec> <jats:title>Objective</jats:title> <jats:p>Research on social disparities in pain care has been mainly focused on the role of race/racism and sex/sexism. Classism in pain assessment and management practices has been much less investigated. We aimed to test the effect of patient socioeconomic status (SES; a proxy of social class) on nurses’ pain assessment and management practices and whether patient SES modulated the effects of patient distress and evidence of pathology on such practices.</jats:p> </jats:sec> <jats:sec> <jats:title>Design</jats:title> <jats:p>Two experimental studies with a two (patient SES: low/high)...
Subjects
free text keywords: Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Clinical Neurology, General Medicine, classism, pain assessment and management biases, diagnostic evidence of pathology, patient distress, Medicine and Health Sciences, Social Sciences, SEX-RELATED BIASES, UNCONSCIOUS RACE, SOCIAL-CLASS, PATIENTS DISTRESS, MEDICAL EVIDENCE, JUDGMENTS, IMPACT, ASSOCIATION, PREVALENCE, DEHUMANIZATION, Chronic low back pain, Clinical case, Socioeconomic status, Social class, Vignette, Distress, Management practices, Pain assessment, Clinical psychology, Medicine, business.industry, business

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