Ethics and multiculturalism in pediatric surgery
Shakhsheer BA, Bachier-Rodriguez M, Shew SB, Loeff DS. Ethics and multiculturalism in pediatric surgery. Semin Pediatr Surg. 2021;30(5):151103. doi:10.1016/j.sempedsurg.2021.151103
The concept of culture includes many defining characteristics such race, ethnicity, gender, identity, socioeconomic status, beliefs, traditions, and habits. Multiculturalism is a concept that allows for respect, understanding and acknowledgement of a diversity of identities. The cases discussed in this manuscript indicate the importance of multiculturalism in the practice of pediatric surgery.