Street Nurses in Toronto Improving the Health of Vulnerable Street People

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Street Nurses in Toronto Improving the Health of Vulnerable Street People
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Street Nurses in Toronto Improving the Health of Vulnerable Street People
Homelessness is a public health concern in Canada because of the increased morbidity and mortality associated with the conditions. According to the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario (n.d.), homelessness is a nursing issue and nurses should voice their concerns regarding homelessness as a health issue. The health issues of homelessness develop because of the crowded and unsanitary environment that homeless people reside in. Environmental health issues have been a nursing concern since the days of Florence Nightingale and are described in her work. Nursing organizations...
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