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Intersectionality and heart failure: what clinicians and researchers should know and do.

Saleema Allana, Chantal F Ski, David R Thompson, Alexander M Clark

Current Opinion in Supportive and Palliative Care | Published : 2021


PURPOSE OF REVIEW: To review the application of intersectionality to heart failure. Intersectionality refers to the complex ways in which disenfranchisement and privilege intersect to reproduce and influence health and social outcomes. RECENT FINDINGS: Intersectionality challenges approaches that focus on a single or small number of socio-demographic characteristics, such as sex or age. Instead, approaches should take account of the nature and effects of a full range of socio-demographic factors linked to privilege, including: race and ethnicity, social class, income, age, gender identity, disability, geography, and immigration status. Although credible and well established across many field..

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