Nurse Pract. 2011 Apr;36(4):45-50.
Female genital mutilation: applications of nursing theory for clinical care.
Female genital mutilation (FGM) is a continuing practice among some immigrant groups. As mobility increases among this population, NPs in primary care will continue to see women who have experienced FGM. NPs must gain a better understanding of the practice in order to provide optimal, culturally appropriate clinical care.