Search Tag: gender bias

Sex Differences in Treatment of ICU Patients

2022 24 May

Sex imbalance in the ICU has been consistently reported. Worldwide, fewer women are admitted to the ICU than men. Several studies have reported systematic differences in the treatment men and women receive in ICUs. Studies from Europe, North America, and Asia all show women are less likely to receive invasive mechanical ventilation than men. Studies... Read more

Diversity and Equality During COVID-19: The World Series

2021 24 Aug

Looking at gender, bias and equality through the lens of the COVID-19 crisis and its potential for broad and lasting effects and addressing how this unprecedented situation can be a chance for interaction, learning and the development of best practices, such as developing work structures that could be continued in our post-pandemic future.... Read more

Emergency Medicine Residents and Gender Bias

2017 08 Mar

According to a new study published in JAMA Internal Medicine, there is a wide difference in the training and evaluation of male and female emergency medical residents. See Also : 5 Strategies to Ensure Gender Parity in Critical Care Medicine Gender bias has long been suspected in medical training programs. This particular study evaluated,... Read more

ICU Admittance: Does Gender Matter?

2016 10 Jan

Using a survey, with eight cases differing only in regard to the gender of the patient, researchers in Sweden have demonstrated an absence of a gender bias related to ICU admission in Swedish hospitals. Survey results show that female physicians were more likely to admit patients than their male colleagues, regardless of the gender of the patient. The... Read more