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The Importance of Advocates for Healthcare

1. What is the difference between a group at risk for poor health and a group considered a vulnerable population. Provide an example of a group at risk and a group considered a vulnerable population.

2. Explain why members of these groups cannot advocate for themselves or why advocating for these groups would be beneficial.

3. What would you advocate for?

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1. A vulnerable health population is often divided into three distinct groups; physical, social and psychological. A group at risk for poor health is a slightly different concept. A person in this group has the probability of becoming ill or injured from a specific cause associated with that group.

2. A vulnerable health population could be teenage ...

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A vulnerable health population is often divided into three distinct groups; physical, social and psychological. A group at risk for poor health is a slightly different concept. A person in this group has the probability of becoming ill or injured from a specific cause associated with that group.

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