Female Genital Cutting:: Clinical and Cultural Guidelines

@article{Nour2004FemaleGC,
  title={Female Genital Cutting:: Clinical and Cultural Guidelines},
  author={Nawal M. Nour},
  journal={Obstetrical \& Gynecological Survey},
  year={2004},
  volume={59},
  pages={272-279}
}
  • N. Nour
  • Published 1 April 2004
  • Medicine
  • Obstetrical & Gynecological Survey
Clinical guidelines for managing women who have undergone female genital cutting are essential in providing appropriate and culturally competent care. The objectives of this study were to review the literature, describe the types of female genital cutting, evaluate its immediate and long-term complications, and provide clinical guidelines for managing women who have undergone this procedure. We conducted an extensive literature search on the MEDLINE database (1966–2003) for articles pertaining… Expand
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