Gynecological care for adolescents with disability: physician comfort, perceived barriers, and potential solutions.

@article{Shah2005GynecologicalCF,
  title={Gynecological care for adolescents with disability: physician comfort, perceived barriers, and potential solutions.},
  author={Payal Shah and Chuck Norlin and Valerie K Logsdon and Lisa Samson-Fang},
  journal={Journal of pediatric and adolescent gynecology},
  year={2005},
  volume={18 2},
  pages={
          101-4
        }
}
OBJECTIVE The goal of this study was to assess the barriers to gynecologic care for adolescents with disability in this state. DESIGN Providers of gynecologic care in Utah were surveyed to assess existing conditions, attitudes, and comfort levels regarding this population. RESULTS The survey was completed by 136 gynecologic clinicians (50% return rate). The comfort level among surveyed clinicians in providing gynecological care to disabled adolescents was relatively low, even for routine… CONTINUE READING

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