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No One Offers the Best Treatment Options When You Are Poor

Cheryl Green (Southern Connecticut State University School of Nursing, USA)

Social Justice Case Studies

ISBN: 978-1-80455-747-1, eISBN: 978-1-80455-746-4

Publication date: 9 February 2023


Health disparities exist because discrimination and poverty exist. However, health equity is the right of all. Regardless of differing backgrounds, all human beings should be able to access healthcare services when they experience a change in their physiological, psychological, and spiritual health. Misdiagnoses happen in health care. However, once data yield definitive researched findings of health disparities, the accountability of healthcare professionals begs the question of social justice. The patient is left angry and dismayed. It would seem the best way to move forward would be to forgive so that emotional healing can begin.


Green, C. (2023), "No One Offers the Best Treatment Options When You Are Poor", Social Justice Case Studies, Emerald Publishing Limited, Leeds, pp. 107-114.



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