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Year : 2020  |  Volume : 26  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 166--167

Challenging concerns of transgender community amidst COVID-19


Department of Onco-Anaesthesia and Palliative Medicine, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Shweta Bhopale
Department of Onco-Anaesthesia and Palliative Medicine, National Cancer Institute, Jhajjar, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
India
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DOI: 10.4103/IJPC.IJPC_166_20

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A 30-year-old transgender woman was admitted to the dedicated COVID hospital. She presented with mild symptoms and had various psychosocial insecurities, which remained unattended on reaching our health-care facility. From being left alone by her peers, lack of proper deliverance of information, and the stigma attached to the gender issues made her anxious and fearful. Although there are studies showing the prevalence of psychosocial burden in transgender people, a comprehensive approach led by a palliative care physician is yet to be initiated.






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