"A good history and physical, including screening, can prevent consequences that burden a patient’s daily life and increase health care costs. Assessing cardiovascular risk is a key part of the evaluation. Transgender individuals may have a...
"A good history and physical, including screening, can prevent consequences that burden a patient’s daily life and increase health care costs. Assessing cardiovascular risk is a key part of the evaluation. Transgender individuals may have a compounded risk. Awareness and education for both the patient and the provider are vital. Currently and in the future, given the gender fluidity of society, we need to be aware and not make assumptions about a patient’s gender. Finally, we cannot discount informed consent. The young individual involved in hormonal treatment must understand not just the benefits but also the risks."
Maria Mba Wright is a pediatrician. Carol Reavis is a nurse.
They share their stories and discuss their KevinMD article, "You need to ask these questions to teens starting hormone therapy."
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