TITLE

Home visits

AUTHOR(S)
Nugent, Zoe
PUB. DATE
November 2010
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/9/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 16, pE735
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers the author's insights on the impact of housing on health. The author who is also a pediatric resident relates his/her experience in visiting a family who lived in complex and challenging circumstances, stressing the significant influence of housing on patient's diseases and patient management. The author also emphasizes the impact of housing on children's health, highlighting the importance for all pediatric residents to experience a home visit to understand children's health.
ACCESSION #
55170777

 

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