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Provider Perceptions of Challenges and Facilitators to Surgical Care in Unhoused Patients: A Qualitative Analysis
Surgery
December 22, 2023
Unhoused patients have worse surgical outcomes than the general population, resulting in premature mortality. Researchers conducted 26 semi-structured interviews of clinicians who care for patients wi...
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Housing Status, Cancer Care, and Associated Outcomes Among US Veterans
JAMA Network Open
December 21, 2023
Cancer is a leading cause of death among older people experiencing homelessness. In this retrospective cohort study, researchers sought to characterize the diagnosis, treatment, surgical outcomes, and...
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Improving Cancer Outcomes Among Unhoused Patients—Lessons From the Veterans Health Administration
JAMA Network Open
December 21, 2023
In this commentary of the study "Housing Status, Cancer Care, and Associated Outcomes Among US Veterans", Maria C. Raven, MD, MPH, associate Professor and Chief of Emergency Medicine at UCSF, provides...
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A Mereological Qualitative Study Protocol for Understanding the Lived Experience of Homelessness in California
Annals of Anthropological Practice
October 3, 2023
This paper describes the qualitative component of a large mixed method study, the California Statewide Study of People Experiencing Homelessness. The qualitative study consisted of seven sub-studies a...
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Sleep Quality Among Homeless-Experienced Older Adults: Exploratory Results from the HOPE HOME Study
Journal of General Internal Medicine
October 2, 2023
Sleep is essential to health and affected by environmental and clinical factors. There is limited longitudinal research examining sleep quality in homeless older adults. This exploratory study examine...
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Saving Lives in our Homes: Qualitative Evaluation of a Tenant Overdose Response Program in Supportive, Single-Room Occupancy (SRO) Housing
International Journal of Drug Policy
August 1, 2023
Drug overdose has increased in the U.S. since the COVID-19 pandemic began in 2020. In San Francisco, single-room occupancy (SRO) tenants are more likely to dive of opioid overdose than non-SRO residen...
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Using Behavioral Theory to Adapt Advance Care Planning for Homeless-Experienced Older Adults in Permanent Supportive Housing
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
August 1, 2023
Older adults experiencing chronic homelessness have low rates of advance care planning despite high rates of morbidity and mortality. Researchers explored if rehousing people who experience homelessne...