Interrupting Biases in the Experience and Management of Pain Nurses can help address challenges faced by racially and ethnically diverse patients and caregivers.

Staja Q. Booker, Tamara A. Baker, Fayron Epps, Keela A. Herr, Heather M. Young, Scott Fishman

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Abstract

This article is part of a series, Supporting Family Caregivers: No Longer Home Alone, published in collaboration with the AARP Public Policy Institute. Results of focus groups, conducted as part of the AARP Public Policy Institute's No Longer Home Alone video project, supported evidence that family caregivers aren't given the information they need to manage the complex care regimens of family members. This series of articles and accompanying videos aims to help nurses provide caregivers with the tools they need to manage their family member's health care at home.The articles in this new installment of the series provide practical information nurses can share with family caregivers of persons living with pain. To use this series, nurses should read the articles first, so they understand how best to help family caregivers. Then they can refer caregivers to the informational tear sheet - Information for Family Caregivers - and instructional videos, encouraging them to ask questions. For additional information, see Resources for Nurses. Cite this article as: Booker, S.Q., et al. Interrupting Biases in the Experience and Management of Pain. Am J Nurs 2022; 122(9): 48-54.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)98-104
Number of pages7
JournalHome healthcare now
Volume41
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1 2023
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Health(social science)
  • Community and Home Care
  • Advanced and Specialized Nursing

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