Improving Care of Transgender Patients.

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Improving Care of Transgender Patients.

Acad Emerg Med. 2017 Jun 05;:

Authors: Lutwak N

Abstract
The recent publication, Is It Okay To Ask: Transgender Patient Perspectives on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Collection in Healthcare, is significant in its discussion of circumstances affecting willingness of transgender patients to disclose gender identity and sexual orientation as well as the participants' focus on the need for improved LGBT education for medical staff. The authors also emphasize the importance of safe environments in primary care settings and emergency departments where providers may pose questions regarding intimate issues(1) . This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.

PMID: 28585355 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

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