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Relevance of Pain and Analgesia in Multicultural Societies 

Relevance of Pain and Analgesia in Multicultural Societies
Relevance of Pain and Analgesia in Multicultural Societies

Knox H. Todd

and Mario Incayawar

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date: 03 August 2021

This chapter discusses the inadequate treatment of pain, which is highly prevalent in the medical setting. This neglect has been documented among children, the elderly, those with cancer, surgical patients, and ethnic minority groups, among others. Due in part to recognition of this worldwide neglect, pain has been declared a fundamental issue of human rights.

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