Investigating Veteran Status in Primary Care Assessment


This paper emphasizes how in the process of interviewing patients, questions related to their veteran status need to be assimilated into our assessment process. Failure to determine that they are veterans may allow important issues and problems related to their health status to go undetected. Adding questions to our repertoire and knowing how to access a few key resources may assist patients in maximizing their health care options.

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Stanton, M. (2014) Investigating Veteran Status in Primary Care Assessment. Open Journal of Nursing, 4, 663-668. doi: 10.4236/ojn.2014.49070.

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