Letter to the Editor| Volume 19, ISSUE 1, P51-52, February 2023

Response to commentary re a survey of healthcare professionals' perceptions of the decisional needs of parents with an infant born with a disorder/difference of sex development

  • Kristina I. Suorsa-Johnson
    Division of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah Spencer Fox Eccles School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, USA
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  • David E. Sandberg
    Susan B. Meister Child Health Evaluation & Research (CHEAR) Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA

    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Psychology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
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  • Dawn Stacey
    Correspondence to: Dawn Stacey, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
    Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

    School of Nursing, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada
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Published:November 03, 2022DOI:
      We appreciate this commentary on our paper that highlights the importance of involving parents/caregivers of children with differences of sex development (DSD) in shared decision making (SDM). In the following, we respond to comments about how the conclusions to the findings were interpreted based on our study methods.


      SDM (shared decision making), DSD (differences of sex development), DSD-TRN (DSD Translational Research Network), HCP (health care professional)
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