The bias behind your undiagnosed chronic pain | Sheetal DeCaria

The bias behind your undiagnosed chronic pain | Sheetal DeCaria

By TED

TED Talks Daily

Wednesday, 31 August

While doctors take an oath to do no harm, there's a good chance their unconscious biases can seep into how seriously they take your pain. Physician Sheetal DeCaria explains how perception impacts medical care and treatment -- and calls for health care professionals to check in with how they do their patient checkups.
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