Diversity in Medicine: Addressing the Disparities in Healthcare. African-American Women’s Medicine. Case I. Ms. Jones is a 31y.o. G2P2 LMP 01/01/2010 States she feels well but “a bit anxious” and overwhelmed at work New onset vague lower back pain
African-American Women’s Medicine
Physical examination: unremarkable
All labs within normal limits including TSH and autoimmune profile
Tanisha is a 21 y.o. G2P0 LMP 01/10/2010 presents to the ER with a 3 day complaint of pelvic pain progressively worsening in the past 24 hours.
What have we learned from these cases..
Has this presentation changed your perspective ? How will you approach the AA patient now with common medical complaints.