TITLE

Not all your patients are straight

AUTHOR(S)
Simkin, Ruth J.
PUB. DATE
August 1998
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;08/25/98, Vol. 159 Issue 4, p370
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents a scenario of a physician-patient interaction in which a woman discloses she is a lesbian. The doctor's failure to ask the right questions; The barriers lesbians encounter when approaching a new health care provider; The need to recognize prejudices and overcome them in order to provide quality medical care; Guidelines for providing good health care to lesbian patients. INSET: Resources for lesbians and their doctors.
ACCESSION #
1016041

 

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