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Call # RA563.M56 U53 2003
Title Unequal treatment : confronting racial and ethnic disparities in health care / Brian D. Smedley, Adrienne Y. Stith, and Alan R. Nelson, editors ; Committee on Understanding and Eliminating Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care, Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine
Imprint Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, c2003
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Descript. xvi, 414 p., p. 739-764 : ill. ; 24 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Note Accompanying CD-ROM contains p. 417-738 (not printed in the book)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Discrimination in medical care
Health services accessibility
Minorities -- Medical care
Race discrimination
Racism -- Cross-cultural studies
Social medicine
Alt Author Smedley, Brian D
Stith, Adrienne Y
Nelson, Alan R. (Alan Ray)
Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Committee on Understanding and Eliminating Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care
OCLC # 49805148
Table of Contents
 Summary1
1Introduction and Literature Review29
2The HealthCare Environment and Its Relation to Disparities80
3Assessing Potential Sources of Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Care: Patient- and System-Level Factors125
4Assessing Potential Sources of Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Care: The Clinical Encounter160
5Interventions: Systemic Strategies180
6Interventions: Cross-Cultural Education in the Health Professions199
7Data Collection and Monitoring215
8Needed Research235
 References244
 App. A: Data Sources and Methods271
 App. B: Literature Review285
App. CFederal-Level and Other Initiatives to Address Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Healthcare384
App. DRacial Disparities in Healthcare: Highlights from Focus Group Findings392
 App. E: Committee and Staff Biographies406
 Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Diagnosis and Treatment: A Review of the Evidence and a Consideration of Causes / H. Jack Geiger417
 Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Healthcare: A Background and History / W. Michael Byrd, Linda A. Clayton455
 The Rationing of Healthcare and Health Disparity for the American Indians/Alaska Natives / Jennie R. Joe528
 Patient-Provider Communication: The Effect of Race and Ethnicity on Process and Outcomes of Healthcare / Lisa A. Cooper, Debra L. Roter552
 The Culture of Medicine and Racial, Ethnic, and Class Disparities in Healthcare / Mary-Jo DelVecchio Good, Cara James, Byron J. Good, Anne E. Becker594
 The Civil Rights Dimension of Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Status / Thomas E. Perez626
 Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Healthcare: Issues in the Design, Structure, and Administration of Federal Healthcare Financing Programs Supported Through Direct Public Funding / Sara Rosenbaum664
 The Impact of Cost Containment Efforts on Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Healthcare: A Conceptualization / Thomas Rice699
 Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Healthcare: An Ethical Analysis of When and How They Matter / Madison Powers, Ruth Faden722
 Index739