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Vulnerable Population's Barriers to Good Health

Vulnerable populations may face individual and/or societal barriers to being healthy. What are those barriers? What can nurses do to overcome some of the barriers identified? Maybe limited access for health care for rural people are vulnerable or
the homeless population may fit the criteria for vulnerability? Your thoughts?

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Vulnerable populations face different barriers to being healthy. These may be due to language and cultural barriers between patients and health providers, or because lack of insurance excludes the population from health care coverage. Rural residents may be isolated and have lack of access to care. Some members of vulnerable populations may have ...

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This solution discusses the barriers vulnerable populations may face, either individual and/or societal, to being healthy. It outlines what nurses can do to overcome some of the barriers identified.APA reference are included.