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Latino Doctor

  • Steven NazarioEmail author
  • Maria Ramos-Fernandez
Chapter

Abstract

This chapter reviews the interaction between a doctor of Latino descent and a patient who does not wish to be treated by that physician in the emergency department.

Keywords

Chest pain Heart attack Latino healthcare provider Stereotyping Troponin 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Emergency Medicine Residency ProgramFlorida HospitalOrlandoUSA
  2. 2.Emergency MedicineFlorida State University College of MedicineTallahasseeUSA
  3. 3.Emergency Medicine Residency ProgramUniversity of Puerto RicoSan JuanPuerto Rico

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