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How We Fail Black Patients in Pain

An expert looks at how false notions and hidden biases fuel inadequate treatment of minorities' pain, highlighting the importance of removing as much individual discretion and bias as possible. The article includes resources clinicians and institutions can use to practice more equitable pain treatment, such as the CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain and AAPM's guidance on implementing the CDC Guideline.

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