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Racial bias among emergency providers: strategies to mitigate its adverse effects.

Brockett-Walker C, Lall M, Evans DD, et al. Racial bias among emergency providers: strategies to mitigate its adverse effects. Adv Emerg Nurs J. 2021;43(2):89-101. doi: 10.1097/tme.0000000000000352.

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May 26, 2021
Brockett-Walker C, Lall M, Evans DD, et al. Adv Emerg Nurs J. 2021;43(2):89-101.

This review critiques a 2016 article (link below) which found unconscious, implicit bias can negatively impact patient care when emergency department providers are under increased cognitive stress. The authors propose strategies for educators and institutions to combat implicit bias including self-awareness, stress reduction, and respectful communication.

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Brockett-Walker C, Lall M, Evans DD, et al. Racial bias among emergency providers: strategies to mitigate its adverse effects. Adv Emerg Nurs J. 2021;43(2):89-101. doi: 10.1097/tme.0000000000000352.