• Darker skin tones 'significantly underrepresented' in major rheumatology image banks

    9 days ago - By Healio

    Darker skin tones are “significantly underrepresented” in rheumatology clinical image banks, including the American College of Rheumatology Image Library and The New England Journal of Medicine Images in Clinical Medicine, according to data.
    “Rheumatic diseases disproportionately impact racial and ethnic minorities, and disparities in health outcomes are prevalent,” Adrienne Strait, BA, of the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, and colleagues wrote in Arthritis Care & Research. “Clinical images are a key tool in rheumatology education.
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