Kids' race may play a role in ER treatment for pain

by admin on September 23, 2013

By Genevra Pittman NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Black children who are brought to the emergency room for stomach pain and cramps are less likely than white children to be given painkillers, a new study suggests. Using records from more than 2,000 ER visits, researchers found that white children and teenagers more often received painkillers available over the counter, such as ibuprofen and …

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