Nurs Stand. 2007 Oct 24-30;22(7):43-9; quiz 50.
Female genital mutilation: classification and management.
Elizabeth Garrett Anderson and Obstetric Hospital, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London. firstname.lastname@example.org
Female genital mutilation is a deeply rooted cultural tradition observed primarily in Africa and among certain communities in the Middle East and Asia. It has considerable health consequences. Women from the practising communities are increasingly seen within healthcare settings but few healthcare professionals are trained to treat their specific healthcare needs.
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