The publishers of a textbook for nurses that has been criticised by social media users for containing racist material, have apologised for the offence caused and removed the offending passages.
Nursing: A Concept-Based Approach to Learning, contains advice for nurses when administering pain relief to people from different ethnic backgrounds.
It begins: “A client’s culture influences their response to, and beliefs about pain. Some cultural common differences related to pain are listed here.”
When I go to my dentists I always remind her to set the freezing dosage level at “Big Suck”.