Reported emergency department avoidance, use, and experiences of transgender persons in Ontario, Canada: results from a respondent-driven sampling survey.

@article{Bauer2014ReportedED,
  title={Reported emergency department avoidance, use, and experiences of transgender persons in Ontario, Canada: results from a respondent-driven sampling survey.},
  author={Greta R. Bauer and Ayden I Scheim and Madeline B. Deutsch and Carys Massarella},
  journal={Annals of emergency medicine},
  year={2014},
  volume={63 6},
  pages={713-20.e1}
}
STUDY OBJECTIVE Transgender, transsexual, or transitioned (trans) people have reported avoiding medical care because of negative experiences or fear of such experiences. The extent of trans-specific negative emergency department (ED) experiences, and of ED avoidance, has not been documented. METHODS The Trans PULSE Project conducted a survey of trans people in Ontario, Canada (n=433) in 2009 to 2010, using respondent-driven sampling, a tracked network-based method for studying hidden… CONTINUE READING