Gender identity and the management of the transgender patient: a guide for non-specialists

  title={Gender identity and the management of the transgender patient: a guide for non-specialists},
  author={Albert Joseph and Charlotte Cliffe and Miriam Hillyard and Azeem Majeed},
  journal={Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine},
  pages={144 - 152}
In this review, we introduce the topic of transgender medicine, aimed at the non-specialist clinician working in the UK. Appropriate terminology is provided alongside practical advice on how to appropriately care for transgender people. We offer a brief theoretical discussion on transgenderism and consider how it relates to broader understandings of both gender and disease. In respect to epidemiology, while it is difficult to assess the exact size of the transgender population in the UK… 

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