Data from Tufts University Provide New Insights into Medical Students (Assessment of Medical Student and Resident/Fellow Knowledge, Comfort, and Training With Sexual History Taking in LGBTQ Patients)

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Date: June 12, 2015
Publisher: NewsRX LLC
Document Type: Article
Length: 426 words
Lexile Measure: 1320L

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By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Health & Medicine Week -- A new study on Medical Students is now available. According to news reporting from Medford, Massachusetts, by NewsRx journalists, research stated, "Sexual health is an important aspect of overall health. Barriers to taking an adequate patient sexual history exist."

The news correspondents obtained a quote from the research from Tufts University, "Few studies have explored medical learners' comfort, knowledge, and training surrounding taking sexual histories with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning/queer (LGBTQ) patients specifically. A 10-question survey was offered to medical students and resident/fellows at one US institution. Survey questions reflected participants' knowledge, comfort,...

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