INFORMING AND CONSENTING DISADVANTAGED POPULATIONS FOR CLINICAL AND COMMUNITY-BASED RESEARCH STUDIES
- Inequalities in maternal health: national cohort study of ethnic variation in severe maternal morbidities. Knight, Marian; Kurinczuk, Jennifer J.; Spark, Patsy; Brocklehurst, Peter // BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition;3/21/2009, p704
The article reports on the results of research which was conducted in an effort to determine whether ethnic differences exist in the incidence of specific maternal morbidities in women giving birth in Great Britain. Researchers used the UK Obstetric Surveillance System (UKOSS) to identify cases...
- Clinical Trial Issues Not Just Black and White. Coulton, Elizabeth O. // Pharmaceutical Executive;Nov2011, Vol. 31 Issue 11, p24
In this article the author discusses the need to include racial and ethnic minorities in clinical trials in the U.S. According to the author, preliminary data from the 2010 U.S. Census Bureau indicates that by mid-century, racial and ethnic minorities will become the majority. The author says...
- Pharmacotherapeutic disparities: Racial, ethnic, and sex variations in medication treatment. Hall-Lipsy, Elizabeth A.; Chisholm-Burns, Marie A. // American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;3/15/2010, Vol. 67 Issue 6, p462
Purpose. Variations in the medication treatment received by racial and ethnic minorities and women and the negative health outcomes associated with these differences were examined. Methods. Studies published between January 1990 and June 2008 were identified via electronic searches of MEDLINE,...
- Ethnic and Racial Factors Influencing Well-being, Perceived Pain, and Physical Function After Primary Total Joint Arthroplasty. Lavernia, Carlos J.; Alcerro, Jose C.; Contreras, Juan S.; Rossi, Mark D. // Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research;Jul2011, Vol. 469 Issue 7, p1838
Background: Studies suggest, even when controlling for disease severity, socioeconomic status, education, and access to care, racial and ethnic minorities receive lower-quality health care and have worse perceived pain and function before and after total joint arthroplasty. Question/purposes: We...
- Something to smile about. CLAYTON, VICTORIA // Fit Pregnancy;Dec2010/Jan2011, Vol. 17 Issue 5, p112
The article focuses on the research, according to which extra dental care during pregnancy could improve outcomes and protect babies.
- The Other Poor and Their Children. Golden, Archie S. // Clinical Pediatrics;Feb1971, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p66
Presents an overview of the health situation involving poverty groups. Impact of poverty on health problems among minority groups; Consideration of culture and economic base as an important factor among health-related problems; Diseases associated with poor infant feeding patterns.
- Needs for Diabetes Care in a Rural, Underserved, Multi-Ethnic Community. Inouye, Jillian; Kataoka-Yahiro, Merle; Braginsky, Nafanua; Allen, Lenard; Daub, Katharyn // Hawaii Journal of Medicine & Public Health;Aug2013 Supplement 3, Vol. 72 Issue 8, p14
The article presents on overview of a discussion on the needs for diabetes care in rural, underserved, multi-ethnic community at the Third Cross-Cultural Health Care Conference on February 8-9, 2013 in Hawaii.
- Minorities Believe They Receive Far Different Medical Care Than Whites, Survey Finds. // Black Issues in Higher Education;10/23/2003, Vol. 20 Issue 18, p10
Focuses on the findings of a survey commissioned by the Harvard Forums on Health which revealed that minorities believe that they receive a lower level of medical care in the U.S. Reasons for unequal treatment; Need to address the issue; Information on the grants awarded to Meharry Medical...
- Improving Men's Health: Developing a Long-Term Strategy. Meyer, Jack A. // American Journal of Public Health;May2003, Vol. 93 Issue 5, p709
The author discusses the importance of developing a long-term strategy for improving men's health in the U.S., specifically men of color. It involves moving toward a universal health care system that would transcend the focus on separate incremental strategies for each and every demographic...