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Treating Women with Physical Disabilities

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CROWD has a really terrific powerpoint on gynecological consideration in treating women with physical disabilities. I post it here because it’s a great overview of some of the exam techniques that can be useful (a consideration for those of us completing SAFE exams); challenges in identifying STIs and other GYN issues in this population; and potential red flags for physical and sexual abuse. The slides are accompanied by detailed notes, making the whole thing a great educational tool.

I’m also a big fan of some of the work done on this topic by the Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual Assault; their page has a host of information related to both disability and aging.

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Written by Jenifer

August 20, 2009 at 10:52 am

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  1. Thanks for including information on this topic which is so often under-considered in our practice.

    Valorie Prulhiere

    August 21, 2009 at 7:27 am

  2. Thank you Jen for recognizing Tiffany, Amy and the great work here in Wisconsin.

    Jacqui callari

    August 25, 2009 at 3:51 pm


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