Diversity and inclusion

Study objective: We examine racial and ethnic differences in opioid prescribing and dosing for long bone fractures at emergency department (ED) discharge. Methods: We conducted an electronic health records–based cross-sectional study of adults with long bone fractures who presented to the ED across 22 sites from a health care delivery system (2016 to 2017).
Elsevier,

The Lancet Public Health, Volume 4, October 2019

Correspondence on the burden of tuberculosis on the Māori population, in the context of SDGs 3 and 10, highlighting the need to incorporate innovative technologies and develop strategies that align with Māori values to address tuberculosis health inequalities in Indigenous peoples.
This content aligns with Goal 3: Good Health as well as Goal 10: Reduced Inequalities by discussing current vaccine strategies for eliciting HIV-1 high mannose patch neutralizing antibodies.
This chapter addresses SDG10 and SDG3 by investigating how racial and ethnic diparities affect the incidence, prevalence, and course of chronic kidney disease (CKD) worldwide.
Elsevier,

Clinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, Volume 36, Issue 4, October 2019, Pages 707-716

This chapter advances goals 5 and 10 by increasing awareness of gender inequality in podiatric medicine.
We focus on how interpersonal characteristics should influence leader support for gender equity in organizations. Recognizing gender disparities in organizations and the “labyrinth” that women face when they advance in their careers (cf. Eagly & Carli, 2007), we develop a model for how interpersonal characteristics of leaders, both men and women, influence power construal and thus their use of empowerment, mentoring, and performance feedback, ultimately affecting career opportunities for women in organizations.
The #SDGBookClub helps children learn about the Sustainable Development Goals. The book club presents a selection of books for children aged 5-12 on each of the goals. Check out the books that have been selected in support of Goal 5 - Gender Equality.
Advancing SDG 5 (gender equality), Elsevier is preparing a new global gender and research report to promote gender diversity and advance gender equity using data and an evidence-based approach.
This study analyzes the relationship between social inclusion of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people and economic development. It uses legal and economic data for 132 countries from 1966 to 2011. Previous studies and reports provide substantial evidence that LGBT people are limited in their human rights in ways that also create economic harms, such as lost labor time, lost productivity, underinvestment in human capital, and the inefficient allocation of human resources.

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