• Informed Care for the Gynecologic Day Surgical Patient with a History of Sexual Trauma

    6 days ago - By Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology

    The field of OB/GYN is one that provides intersections between one's most private and intimate moments with scenarios that could potentially trigger significant emotional trauma. As providers, one must balance providing appropriate care with the respect and autonomy of the patient. The perioperative and operative space presents many ethical dilemmas in navigating these boundaries, particularly amongst individuals with a history of sexual trauma. In our commentary, we present one case of an adolescent patient, with a history of sexual trauma and pelvic pain, undergoing laparoscopic surgery.
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