Pretty often. Stigma and profiling run rampant. I'd like to say I never formed visually-based, stereotyped impressions about a patient as a patient advocate. But I'd be lying.
The virtual equivalent? Hiding behind the "health disparities" or "lack of health literacy" arguments. The ER equivalent? "I'm in pain" always = drug-seeking.
We need traffic triage rules for interacting in healthcare delivery settings, but the elementary lessons work just fine:
You know what they say about assuming...
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