U.S. South Asians more reluctant to seek medication for pain

23 julio 2015

When compared with other ethnicities, Asians are the most unsatisfied with the health care they received in the United States, previous research has shown. This dissatisfaction with health care partly is caused by health practices in the U.S. clashing with the practices Asian patients and families may be more used to experiencing overseas. Now, researchers have found that health care providers perceive South Asians living in the U.S. to be more reluctant than other ethnicities to report pain as well as seek medications to treat the pain they experience near the end of their lives. Researchers say this finding provides an opportunity for health care professionals to deliver better culturally responsive care to South Asian patients and their families.img src=»http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sciencedaily/~4/CCsB7WZ4ef4″ height=»1″ width=»1″ alt=»»/