Health and Social Care Services – Annotated Bibliography Example

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The paper "Health and Social Care Services" is a good example of an annotated bibliography on health science and medicine.   Author / Article Qual: Concepts or phenomena Quan: Key Variables Hypothesis Research Question Design Sample (N) Data Collection (Instruments/tools) Findings Basic rights Oregon (2015), Oregon Health Plan Coverage of Gender Dysphoria Bauer, G., et al. (2014) Reported emergency department avoidance, use, and experiences of transgender persons in Ontario, Canada Bockting, W. O., et al. (2013) Stigma, Mental health and Resilience in an Online Sampling of the US Transgender Population             The article summarizes the essence of transgender health care treatments through the Oregon Health Plan To examine the reported avoidance of medical care by the transgender and transsexual people because of the negative experiences and/or fear To assess the relationships between minority stress, mental health and potential ameliorating factors within transgender populations in the US To examine the correlation between social determinants of health and experiences of transgender discrimination in Virginia         Descriptive study Cross-sectional survey Cross-sectional survey Survey Systematic review       N/A Canada N=433 Ontario N=167 N=1093 N=348 N/A N/A     Data collected using frequently asked questions assessment of the situation that makes people not to go for transgender treatment using the Oregon Health Plan Between, 2009-2010, 408 respondents completed an evaluation, half of male-to-female and female-to-male.

The data was collected using the respondent-driven sampling surveying different populations The data was obtained from an online survey sampling of transgender participants. In 2003, 1093 participants were recruited and completed the survey           A few doctors in Oregon and the United States are trained to provide care for trans people. 37% of the respondents had undergone at least one trans-related surgery, 33% of the Ontarians needed the care while 71% were able to obtain care. 21% avoided the treatment while 52% reported negative experiences 41% of the respondents reported a high level of clinical depression, 32.2% had anxiety and 27.5% reported somatization.

However, social stigma was positively associated with psychological stress.                        


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