Non-Hispanic Black-White disparities in pain and pain management among newly admitted nursing home residents with cancer.

Citation data:

Journal of pain research, ISSN: 1178-7090, Vol: 11, Page: 753-761

Publication Year:
2018
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Repository URL:
https://escholarship.umassmed.edu/umccts_pubs/137
PMID:
29695927
DOI:
10.2147/jpr.s158128
Author(s):
Mack, Deborah; Hunnicutt, Jacob N.; Jesdale, William M.; Lapane, Kate L.
Publisher(s):
Dove Medical Press Ltd.
Tags:
Medicine; UMCCTS funding; cancer; nursing homes; pain; pain management; race; Geriatrics; Health Services Administration; Health Services Research; Neoplasms; Pain Management; Pathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms; Psychological Phenomena and Processes; Race and Ethnicity; Therapeutics; Translational Medical Research
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article description
Racial disparities in pain management persist across health care settings and likely extend into nursing homes. No recent studies have evaluated racial disparities in pain management among residents with cancer in nursing homes at time of admission.