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"Providing Health Care in Shelters," Response To the Victimization of Women and Children, Vol 10, No. 1, 1987

Jacquelyn Campbell and Janice Humphreys both advocated for and provided health care for women in shelters. They outlined common health problems encountered in shelters, such as injuries from beating, communicable diseases, and sexual abuse; ways for nurses or other health professionals working in shelters to address these problems; and how staff in shelters and nurses could work in partnership to promote the health and well-being of women and children shelter residents. They argued that, to help empower women, children, nurses, and staff, care should be "more of a sharing process than found in traditional health care."

Courtesy National Library of Medicine

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