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Article
September 18, 1996

Health Care Needs of Transgendered Patients-Reply

Author Affiliations

Council on Scientific Affairs American Medical Association Chicago, Ill

JAMA. 1996;276(11):874. doi:10.1001/jama.1996.03540110028027

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Abstract

In Reply.  —Dr Lawrence and colleagues properly view the recent Council on Scientific Affairs report on health care for gay men and lesbians as a work in progress. The health care needs of transgendered patients would be appropriate for consideration by the Council in a future report. Quality research on transgendered persons is lacking. We strongly encourage further research on the relation of health care needs and all sexual orientations.

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