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Most of the clinician interactions in the homeless community has prioritized acute needs over chronic complaints like wounds. An inherent distrust of the healthcare system is also common in the homeless community due to lack of access to care, transportation, insurance, et. This project is aimed at encouraging preventative care in the homeless community with respect to wound care to reduce their concerns about unaddressed complaints and also decrease the burden on the providers during their healthcare visits.
South End Health Center- CHCB, Safe Harbor Clinic
wound care, homeless, skin, wounds, community, preventative medicine, prevention
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Badrinarayanan, Niveditha, "Wound Care in the Homeless Population- CHCB and Safe Harbor Clinic" (2021). Family Medicine Clerkship Student Projects. 701.