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Gay patients. Context for care.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8199524     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Gays and lesbians are a part of our society and our practices: real people with real lives, not stereotypes. Understanding their inner world and their social milieu is the first step to providing care that is holistic and appropriate. The "coming out" process and other unique health issues are described. Guidance is provided on how to identify and relate to gay and lesbian patients.
G Gibson; D E Saunders
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Canadian family physician Médecin de famille canadien     Volume:  40     ISSN:  0008-350X     ISO Abbreviation:  Can Fam Physician     Publication Date:  1994 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1994-07-01     Completed Date:  1994-07-01     Revised Date:  2011-07-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0120300     Medline TA:  Can Fam Physician     Country:  CANADA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  721-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
University of Western Ontario.
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MeSH Terms
Adaptation, Psychological
Attitude of Health Personnel
Family Practice* / methods
Holistic Health
Homosexuality* / psychology
Life Style
Physician-Patient Relations
Physicians, Family / education,  psychology
Comment In:
Can Fam Physician. 1994 Sep;40:1505-6   [PMID:  7802801 ]

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