6512-w1-d14.docx - Case B 14-year-old biracial male living with his grandmother in a high-density public housing complex Health risk assessments(HRAs

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Case B: 14-year-old biracial male living with his grandmother in a high-density public housing complex. Health risk assessments (HRAs) are designed to allow providers to create a personalized care plan, evaluate health risks, and establish a rapport with the patient (Wu & Orlando, 2015). Demographics, health history, family health history, risk assessment, and biometrics are included in the health risk assessment (Wu & Orlando, 2015). HRAs are intended to improve the patient-provider relationship (Wu & Orlando, 2015). These tools increase patient participation in their health care plan and can be beneficial to patient compliance of the care plan (Wu & Orlando, 2015). Adolescence is a difficult time in a person's life, and during that time, the person is susceptible to risky behavior (Ball, Dains, Flynn, Solomon, & Stewart, 2019). An adolescent may be unwilling to speak with a primary health care provider and have an increased need for a private discussion (Ball et al., 2019).
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