Objectives. We assessed the prevalence and predictors of past-year unmet needs for 5 types of health care services in a national sample of homeless adults. Methods. We analyzed data from 966 adult respondents to the 2003 Health Care for the Homeless User Survey, a Cited by: 337. To the extent that homeless people have been able to obtain needed health care services, they have relied on emergency rooms, clinics, hospitals, and other facilities that serve the poor. Indigent people (with or without a home) experience many obstacles in obtaining health care. For homeless people there are additional barriers. Recognition of the special health care needs of homeless people Bookshelf ID: NBK218235.
THE HOMELESS AND THEIR HEALTH CARE NEEDS. from young people to senior citizens. 1 There is a great need for medical assistants and doctors to treat these individuals for a wide variety of conditions, In some cities the temperature has to be below 40 degrees to open an extra shelter. May 23, 2010 · Homeless adults have significant unmet health care needs, study finds Date: May 23, 2010 Source: Massachusetts General Hospital Summary: The vast majority of .