1. Microaggressions are defined as, “brief and commonplace daily verbal, behavioral, or environmental indignities, whether intentional or unintentional, that communicate hostile, derogatory, or negative racial slights and insults toward people of color”. Microaggressions are a manifestation of overt racism which continues to perpetuate to create disparities between minority and majority groups. These actions can cause medical errors, a hostile work environment and lost productivity as a result of staff turnover. What are the consequences of racism in the clinical setting? Consider the question from a patient, social, medical, and economic context 2. In Chapter 9, Diagnosis and Treatment: The Subconscious […]
Mr. F has been admitted to your unit with a diagnosis of antiglomerular basement membrane disease (Goodpasture syndrome) following a strep throat infection. What area of the body is affected other than the kidneys? Explain why.