‘Almost like malpractice’: to shed bias, doctors get schooled to look beyond obesity.
Sausser L. Kaiser Health News. May 24, 2022.
Lack of education contributes to misunderstandings and unhelpful preconceptions. This article discusses biases affecting the care of patients who are overweight. It introduces an educational effort to raise awareness of potential diagnostic and treatment actions affected by clinician bias to decrease safety for this patient population.