Making every nurse contact count for homeless ED attendees is vital
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Making every nurse contact count for homeless ED attendees is vital

Tricia Scott Consultant editor, Emergency Nurse

In the past some homeless people who attended the emergency department (ED) would have been termed as an ‘inappropriate attender’, all part of a health system that put up significant barriers to care and support. This label reinforced negative connotations for this vulnerable patient group.

Emergency Nurse. 28, 4, 5-5. doi: 10.7748/en.28.4.5.s1

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