How do you treat the pain of pediatric long bone fractures? Is it equitable? In this episode the authors of Racial and Ethnic Differences in Emergency Department Pain Management of Children With Fractures of Pediatrics May 2020 discuss if our care is equitable and why it may not be. It is an important discussion that pushes us to think about our perception of pain and how race and ethnicity impact our approach.
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Dr. Julia Magaña, Associate Professor of Pediatric Emergency Medicine at UC Davis
Dr. Monika Goyal, Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine at the George Washington University School of Medicine. Associate Division Chief of Emergency Medicine and Trauma Services and Director of Academic Affairs and Research at Children’s National Hospital.
Dr. Tiffani Johnson, Assistant Professor of Pediatric Emergency Medicine at UC Davis
Goyal MK, Johnson TJ, Chamberlain JM, et al. Racial and Ethnic Differences in Emergency Department Pain Management of Children With Fractures [published online ahead of print, 2020 Apr 20]. Pediatrics. 2020;e20193370. doi:10.1542/peds.2019-3370 https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32312910/