Delivering LGBTQ-sensitive care

Fidelindo Lim, Medel Paguirigan, Daniel Cernivani

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Abstract

Members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) community have historically faced prejudices, often resulting in significant health disparities. Critical care nurses have a duty to provide all patients, regardless of their sexual orientation or gender identity, with the best possible care. This article examines a framework for LGBTQ-sensitive care as well as best practices and additional resources.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)14-19
Number of pages6
JournalNursing Critical Care
Volume13
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 1 2018

Keywords

  • LGBTQ
  • Synergy Model for Patient Care
  • cultural competency
  • health disparity
  • stigma
  • unrestricted visitation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Critical Care

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