COVID-19, Stress, Mental Illness, and Pain Management: Patient-Centered Clinical Care of African Americans
Episode 5: Bridging the Gap: Conversations with Dr. Hall
The COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionally impacted the African American community. How can you help care for your patients during these stressful times? This session will provide an overview of the health disparities related to the COVID-19 pandemic as well as the stress that many patients are feeling. We will look at the demographics of mental illnesses across race/ethnicities as well as look at perspectives on the differences noted. Lastly, we will discuss approaches to pain management difficulties in patients based on recent research outcomes.
Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording/release on 11/17/2020 and they are subject to change as new information is published.
Associate Professor of Integrative Medical Sciences, Northeast Ohio Medical University, Rootstown, OH
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Northeast Ohio Medical University, Rootstown, OH
Assistant Clinical Professor in Medicine, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH
Director, Center for African American Health, Research, Education & Policy, Cleveland, OH
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Gregory L. Hall, MD: No relevant financial relationships disclosed.
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