What types of differences in health care and maintenance have you noticed between men and women in the clinical setting? How do women’s approaches and behaviors seem to differ from men’s, if at all? When female family members are present, how does their involvement or behavior seem to differ from male family members’ involvement, if at all?
Mention and discuss the pros and cons of various contraceptives methods. For example artificial reproductive technology, parental consent for abortion, adolescent reproductive rights, public funding for female cancer screening, reporting of partner abuse, female circumcision (in countries where it is the cultural norm), etc.
Why do you think that women tend to go their providers more than men do? Why might women be more comfortable with doctors and healthcare? Is this something you notice in your own family and friends?
A minimum of 3 evidenced-based references must be used and 2 replies to any of your peers sustained with the appropriate references must be posted. References must be no older than 5 years. A minimum of 700 words is required.