A lesbian is a woman who has her primary emotional and sexual relationships with women.
Other sexual minorities include bisexual, transgender, and transsexual women.
Create a safe practice environment for lesbian patients.
Have nondiscrimination policy posted where it is visible to patients.
Educate staff to be comfortable dealing with the ...
Ard KL, Makadon H. Addressing intimate partner violence in lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender patients. J Gen Intern Med. 2011;26(8):930–933. [View Abstract on OvidMedlin...
Z72.0 Tobacco use
F10.10 Alcohol abuse, uncomplicated
Z72.52 High risk homosexual behavior
A64 Unspecified sexually transmitted disease
Z72.53 High risk bisexual behavior
Create a safe health care environment for all patients.
Use gender-neutral language.
Do not assume heterosexuality or sexual practices.
Take a detailed history and avoid assumptions.
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