Journal: Academic Emergency Medicine Author: Lutwak, N. Publication Date: Jun 2017 Volume Number: Epub ahead Issue: of print
Description: 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.
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