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Care of Special Populations

Editors' Choice of Best Available Content

This collection features the best content from AFP, as identified by the AFP editors, on the care of special populations and related issues, including ethnic minorities; gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered persons; homeless and uninsured persons; and mentally retarded persons. New research may affect the interpretation and application of this material. Clinical judgment is advised. Note that AFP content published within the past 12 months is accessible to AAFP members and paid subscribers only.

Categories

Ethnic Minorities

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgendered Persons

Homeless/Uninsured Persons

Intellectually Disabled Persons

Improving Practice

Patient Education, Self-Care

Other AFP Content

Other Resources from AAFP



Ethnic Minorities

05/01/2015 Caring for Muslim Patients Who Fast During Ramadan [Curbside Consultation]
04/15/2015 Cultural Competence Education for Health Care Professionals [Cochrane for Clinicians]
10/01/2014 Challenges and Opportunities in the Care of Asian American Patients [Curbside Consultation]
10/01/2014 Appropriate Use of Medical Interpreters
01/01/2013 Caring for Latino Patients
02/15/2011 Primary Care for Refugees
07/01/2010 Improving Sensitivity to Patients from Other Cultures [Curbside Consultation]
01/15/2010 Recognizing Mental Illness in Culture-bound Syndromes [Curbside Consultation]
12/01/2005 Cross-Cultural Medicine
12/01/2005 Culturally Competent Family Medicine: Transforming Clinical Practice and Ourselves [Editorials]
08/01/2005 Genomic Medicine for Underserved Minority Populations in Family Medicine [Editorials]
02/01/2005 Cultural Diversity at the End of Life: Issues and Guidelines for Family Physicians

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgendered Persons

07/15/2015 Care of a Transgender Adolescent [Curbside Consultation]
06/15/2015 Preventive Health Care for Men Who Have Sex with Men Algorithm
08/01/2013 AACAP Releases Practice Parameter on Sexual Orientation, Gender Nonconformity, and Gender Identity Issues in Children and Adolescents [Practice Guidelines]
01/15/2013 Updated Recommendations from the World Professional Association for Transgender Health Standards of Care [Editorials]
09/01/2008 Communicating Effectively with Transgender Patients [Curbside Consultation]
09/15/2006 Transgender Care Resources for Family Physicians [Editorials]
07/15/2006 Primary Care for Lesbians and Bisexual Women Patient Education

Homeless/Uninsured Persons

04/15/2014 Care of the Homeless: An Overview
10/01/2006 The Homeless in America: Adapting Your Practice
05/01/2006 ACOG Recommendations for Improving Care of Homeless Women [Practice Guidelines]

Intellectually Disabled Persons

04/15/2016 Evaluation of Behavior Change in Patients with Developmental Disabilities [Curbside Consultation] new
12/15/2014 Role of the Family Physician in the Care of Children with Down Syndrome
06/15/2006 Medical Care of Adults with Mental Retardation Patient Education

Improving Practice

From Family Practice Management

AAFP's Journal of Practice Improvement

03/01/2014 Incorporating Medical Interpretation Into Your Practice
06/01/2002 Achieving a More Minority-Friendly Practice
05/01/2000 Strategies for Expanding Your Patient Base in Diverse Communities

Patient Education, Self-Care

06/15/2015 Men Who Have Sex with Men Patient Education
07/15/2006 Health Care for Lesbians and Bisexual Women Patient Education
06/15/2006 Mental Retardation: What Caregivers Need to Know Patient Education

From FamilyDoctor.org

AAFP's Consumer Education Resource

Homosexuality: Facts for Teens

Other AFP Content

TIPS FROM OTHER JOURNALS

12/15/2000 Sexual Orientation and Associated Health Care Risks

Other Resources from AAFP

Minority Health Resources
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Health Resources

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