Health Disparities in American Indians/Alaska Natives: Implications for Nurse Practitioners

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Wolters Kluwer

According to this article, American Indians/Alaska Natives experience significant health disparities in many areas, including metabolic and mental health disorders. The basis for these differences is grounded in the lasting effects of historical trauma. Nurse Practitioners have the opportunity to understand the underlying causes of these disparities and provide health interventions that promote wellness.

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