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Flashcards in Cultural Beliefs and Health Deck (2)
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Homelessness

Poor health can CAUSE homelessness
Poor hygiene, exposure, contagious diseases
Alcoholism and drug abuse
Poor nutrition
Injury from violence and accident
Extreme stress
Emergency room as primary care
No place to store meds

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Cultural Sensitivity Issues

Language barriers
Illiteracy
Use of urgent care/emergency as primary care
Religious prohibitions
Ethnic/cultural beliefs about health care
Sexual orientation
Doctors lacking cultural sensitivity
Outreach to community needed