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

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

Second Edition

Harvey J. Makadon, MD, Kenneth H. Mayer, MD, Jenifer Potter, MD, Hilary Goldhammer, MS

Publication date: 2015
ISBN: 9781938921018
Subject: Clinical

The Fenway Guide to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health, 2nd edition is a must-have resource for clinicians, students, and researchers working in hospitals, clinics, universities, libraries, and private practices in every community.


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This new 2nd edition of The Fenway Guide to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health reflects clinical and social changes since the publication of the first edition. Written by leading experts in the field of LGBT health in conjunction with The Fenway Institute at Fenway Health, one of the most trusted and respected community-based research, education, and care centers, this edition continues to present the important issues facing patients and practitioners, including:

  • Principles for taking an LGBT-inclusive health history
  • Caring for LGBTQ youth, families, and older adults
  • Behavioral Health Care: coming out, intimate partner violence, drug, alcohol, and tobacco use
  • Understanding health care needs of transgender people
  • Development of gender identity in children and adolescents
  • Sexual health and HIV prevention
  • Policy and legal issues
Pages: 603
Language: English
Publisher: American College of Physicians
Edition: 2nd
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Billy R. Thomas, MD, MPH, Vice Chancellor of Diversity & Inclusion, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

This very rich and evidence-based review of the multiple health and health care issues confronting LGBTQ people over the life course is an excellent and welcome reference for all health care providers.

Howard K. Koh, MD, MPH, Professor of the Practice of Public Health Leadership, Harvard School of Public Health

This updated and timely Guide uniquely addresses quality care for individuals as well as population perspectives for the LGBT community. It represents a comprehensive, compassionate, and thoughtful contribution toward advancing health equity in our society.

Donna Futterman, MD, Director, Adolescent AIDS Program, Children's Hospital at Montefiore, Einstein College of Medicine

This guide is a wonderful addition to the literature on LGBT health. It's contextual and best practice approach will be invaluable for a range of clinicians- those new to and those experienced with LGBT health.

Baligh R. Yehia, MD, MPP, MSHP, Director, Penn Medicine Program for LGBT Health; Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

Understanding the unique health needs of LGBT individuals is necessary to providing culturally appropriate, patient-centered care. The Fenway Guide to LGBT Health is a comprehensive and user-friendly resource clinicians can use to support the care of LGBT populations.