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Circumcision - References

Citations

  1. Merrill CT, et al. (2008). Circumcisions performed in U.S. community hospitals, 2005. HCUP Statistical Brief #45, pp. 1–9. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Also available online: http://www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/reports/statbriefs/sb45.jsp.

  2. Task Force on Circumcision, American Academy of Pediatrics (2012). Circumcision policy statement. Pediatrics, 130(3): 585–586.

Other Works Consulted

  • American Urological Association (1989, revised 2007). Circumcision. Available online: http://www.auanet.org/content/guidelines-and-quality-care/policy-statements/c/circumcision.cfm.

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2008). Male circumcision and risk for HIV transmission and other health conditions: Implications for the United States. Available online:

  • Steadman B, Ellsworth P (2006). To circ or not to circ: Indications, risks, and alternatives to circumcision in the pediatric population with phimosis. Urologic Nursing, 26(3): 181–194.

  • Task Force on Circumcision, American Academy of Pediatrics (2012). Technical report: Male circumcision. Pediatrics, 130(3): e756–e785.

  • Towers HM (2006). Circumcision. In FD Burg et al., eds. Current Pediatric Therapy, 18th ed., pp. 313–315. Philadelphia: Saunders Elsevier.

  • Wiysonge CS, et al. (2011). Male circumcision for prevention of homosexual acquisition of HIV in men. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (6).

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