Care of the Child with the Desire To Change Gender -- Part I

Gibson, Bethany; Catlin, Anita J.
January 2010
Pediatric Nursing;Jan/Feb2010, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p53
Academic Journal
This article is the first in a three-part series describing the nursing and medical care of a child wishing to change genders. Part I will depict the psychological and hormonal treatment for children who express a desire to change genders. Part II will describe surgical treatments and nursing care for gender reassignment from female to male. Part III will present the surgical needs of transition from male to female.


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