As nurses care for patients, they will have the opportunity to provide care to members of a specific population. People with physical disabilities such as paralysis, amputation, immune compromised, and others may fall into this category, including the elderly, the homeless, transgender, gay, and lesbian people, developmentally-delayed people, and war veterans. Select a special population of interest for this discussion; research a minimum of two (2) sources that are focused on the needs of these clients that can be best met in a health care setting; and present your findings.
1. What changes will be required in your nursing assessment in order to meet the needs of your chosen population?
2.Are there any particular issues that must be addressed?