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The Fenway Guide to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health

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Praise for The Fenway Guide:

"It is vitally important for healthcare clinicians to understand LGBT health disparities and to learn how to provide compassionate and culturally competent care to their LGBT patients." --Kate O'Hanlan, MD, FACOG, FACS, SGO; President Emerita, Gay and Lesbian Medical Association, Gynecologic Oncology Associates

Introducing The Fenway Guide to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health! Written by leading clinicians in the field of LGBT health and in conjunction with the renowned Fenway Community Health, this one-of-a kind comprehensive resource is intended for healthcare professionals, public health officials, researchers, and policy makers working towards eliminating disparities in health care.

Areas of Interest include:

  • Health promotion and disease prevention for LGBT patients
  • Unique clinical issues faced by LGBT populations
  • Mental health issues faced by LGBT individuals
  • The basics of transgender and intersex health
  • Parenting and raising families
  • Demographic and epidemiologic information
  • Legal issues of concern

Designed to address the needs of diverse clinicians, this book provides medical professionals with guidance, practical guidelines, and discussions of clinical issues relevant to the LGBT population. The Fenway Guide to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health is an invaluable reference for healthcare professionals seeking further knowledge and guidance on sexual minority health care.

  • 526 pages; 2008; softcover
  • Product #330371040
  • ISBN 10: 1-930513-95-X
  • ISBN 13: 978-1-930513-95-2

Additional Praise for The Fenway Guide:

"A welcome addition to the resources available to clinicians who want to deliver comprehensive primary care to their LGBT patients...This book will become a classic resource for years to come." --JudyAnn Bigby, MD, Secretary of Health and Human Services, Commonwealth of Massachusetts

"The Fenway Guide to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Health codifies, for the first time, how physicians might best utilize their skills so that the health disparities faced by LGBT populations can be resolved...this is an important contribution to the health of LGBT people and therefore to the larger communities in which LGBT people reside." --Ronald Stall, PhD, MPH, Professor and Chair, Department of Behavioral and Community Health Sciences, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh

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Table of Contents

Preface

Acknowledgments

Section I: UNDERSTANDING LGBT POPULATIONS

Chapter 1: Clinicians and the Care of Sexual Minorities

Chapter 2: Demography and the LGBT "Population": What We Know, Don't Know, and How the Information Helps to Inform Clinical Practice

Section II: THE LIFE CONTINUUM

Chapter 3: Coming Out: The Process of Forming a Positive Identity

Chapter 4: Addressing LGBTQ Youth in the Clinical Setting

Chapter 5: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Couples and Families with Children

Chapter 6: Late Adulthood and Aging: Clinical Approaches

Section III: HEALTH PROMOTION AND DISEASE PREVENTION

Chapter 7: Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

Chapter 8: Mental Health: Epidemiology, Assessment, and Treatment

Chapter 9: Substance Use and Abuse

Chapter 10: Violence and Trauma: Recognition, Recovery, and Prevention

Chapter 11: Sexual Health

Section IV: TRANSGENDER AND INTERSEX HEALTH

Chapter 12: Introduction to Transgender Identity and Health

Chapter 13: Medical and Surgical Management of the Transgender Patient: What the Primary Care Clinician Needs to Know

Chapter 14: Disorders of Sex Development: Clinical Approaches

Section V: PATIENT COMMUNICATION AND THE OFFICE ENVIRONMENT

Chapter 15: Taking a Comprehensive History and Providing Relevant Risk-reduction Counseling

Section VI: LEGAL ISSUES AND THE LGBT COMMUNITY

Chapter 16: Legal Issues of Importance to Clinicians

Appendix A: Resources for Clinicians and Patients

Appendix B: Sample New Patient Intake Form 487

Appendix C: How to Put on a Male Condom 503

Appendix D: How to Put on a Female Condom (For Vaginal Sex)

Appendix E: How to Put on a Female Condom (For Anal Sex)

Appendix F: Sample Living Will

Appendix G: Sample Healthcare Proxy Form

Index

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