The average ob/gyn might deliver 10 to 15 babies a month over a 30-year career—let’s say 4000 to 5000 in total. Inspire one medical student to enter our field every year by striking up a relationship during his or her clerkship, and you could influence the births of more than 100,000 babies down the road.
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A study appearing in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM) April 2013 issue details a model to help predict when a women will experience her final menstrual period (FMP).
Stillbirth or preterm birth may dramatically increase a woman’s risk of developing a blood clot immediately postpartum, according to the results of a large, population-based study appearing on the website of Blood, the journal of the American Society of Hematology (ASH).
A mammogram showing an abnormal finding can result in stress and anxiety for as long as 3 years for some women, even if the finding is determined to be a “false positive,” according to a study that appeared in the March/April issue of The Annals of Family Medicine.
A study focusing on gender-based differences in gynecologic knowledge among college students has found that college men have less gynecologic knowledge than do college women.
A study supported by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) of more than 2000 women shows that stressful life events increase the risk of stillbirth. The findings, published in The American Journal of Epidemiology, point to a need for ob/gyns to include counseling about stress in prenatal care.
Sexual abuse and neglect are unique predictors of subsequent teen childbirth. This is the conclusion of a study published online by the journal Pediatrics on March 25, 2013.
You may or may not have read Bitter Pill: Why Medical Bills are Killing Us, the cover story of the March 4, 2013, issue of Time magazine. However, I am confident your hospital administrators have read the article and were furious.
To optimize treatment and prevent sequelae of STIs in adolescents, screening and diagnosis must be tailored to their unique needs.