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Primary Care of Transgender Adults

  • Asa RadixEmail author
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Part of the Contemporary Endocrinology book series (COE)

Abstract

Transgender and gender non-binary people have become more visible and accepted in society, however, their medical needs are frequently unmet. Primary care medical providers often lack knowledge about how to provide appropriate and culturally competent health care, both transition-related care as well as preventive care services. This chapter provides guidance to the medical provider on how to apply gender- and anatomy-based primary care recommendations to patients of transgender experience.

Keywords

Transgender Non-binary Primary care Hormones Gender Preventive care 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of MedicineCallen-Lorde Community Health CenterNew YorkUSA

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