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PSNet: Patient Safety Network
Journal Article
Commentary

Bias and racism teaching rounds at an academic medical center.

Capers Q, Bond DA, Nori US. Chest. 2020;158(6):2688-2694.

Implicit and explicit bias can reduce the effectiveness and safety of care. Using four case studies, this article highlights how healthcare professionals can be influenced by biases, how these biases threaten patient safety, and strategies to mitigate biases and attenuate the impact of bias and racism on patient outcomes.