Cultural Bias in the AAP’s 2012 Technical Report and Policy Statement on Male Circumcision

  title={Cultural Bias in the AAP’s 2012 Technical Report and Policy Statement on Male Circumcision},
  author={M. Frisch and Y. Aigrain and V. Barauskas and R. Bjarnason and Su-Anna Boddy and P. Czauderna and R. D. de Gier and T. D. de Jong and G. Fasching and W. Fetter and M. Gahr and C. Graugaard and G. Greisen and A. Gunnarsd{\'o}ttir and W. Hartmann and P. Havranek and R. Hitchcock and S. Huddart and S. Janson and P. Jaszczak and Christoph Kupferschmid and T. Lahdes-Vasama and H. Lindahl and N. Macdonald and T. Markestad and M. M{\"a}rtson and S. M. Nordhov and H. P{\"a}lve and A. Petersons and F. Quinn and N. Qvist and Thr{\'a}inn R{\'o}smundsson and H. Saxén and O. S{\"o}der and M. Stehr and V. von Loewenich and J. Wallander and R. Wijnen},
  pages={796 - 800}
  • M. Frisch, Y. Aigrain, +35 authors R. Wijnen
  • Published 2013
  • Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • The American Academy of Pediatrics recently released its new Technical Report and Policy Statement on male circumcision, concluding that current evidence indicates that the health benefits of newborn male circumcision outweigh the risks. The technical report is based on the scrutiny of a large number of complex scientific articles. Therefore, while striving for objectivity, the conclusions drawn by the 8 task force members reflect what these individual physicians perceived as trustworthy… CONTINUE READING
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