Circumcision Policy Statement

@article{Circumcision2012CircumcisionPS,
  title={Circumcision Policy Statement},
  author={Task Force on Circumcision},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2012},
  volume={130},
  pages={585 - 586}
}
  • Task Force on Circumcision
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • Male circumcision is a common procedure, generally performed during the newborn period in the United States. In 2007, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) formed a multidisciplinary task force of AAP members and other stakeholders to evaluate the recent evidence on male circumcision and update the Academy’s 1999 recommendations in this area. Evaluation of current evidence indicates that the health benefits of newborn male circumcision outweigh the risks and that the procedure’s benefits… CONTINUE READING
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