Risk of postop urinary retention may vary depending on when devices are removed.
Uropathens may not be the only bacteria shared between the vagina and bladder.
Research point to risk as well as benefits of extended adjuvant tamoxifen for ER-positive BCa. PLUS: Should breast cancer screening be risk-based? ALSO: Side effects of cross-sex hormones in transwomen.
A large, retrospective study confirms that birth at age ≥ 40 confers a heightened risk of preterm birth (PTB) (< 37 weeks) and very preterm birth (< 32 weeks).
Women who undergo loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP) for treatment of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) grade 1 and subsequently deliver are at increased risk for preterm birth (PTB), according to recently published research.
A collection of standards, guidelines, tools and articles for the OB managing amniotic embolism.
A meta-analysis of 140 studies by investigators from the Cochrane Collaboration shows that oxytocin may not be the best choice for prevention of postpartum hemorrhage, despite the current recommendation from the World Health Organization (WHO). PLUS: Commentary on the findings from our Maternal Mortality Series Editor, Carolyn Zelop, MD.
Despite the prevalence of GSM, the condition continues to be under-recognized and undertreated due to a combination of patient and provider factors. Providers need to take the initiative in screening and patient education.
This article reviews recommendations for breastfeeding and current breastfeeding rates; positive maternal health outcomes associated with breastfeeding; and evidence-based practices that enable women to successfully achieve their breastfeeding goals.
Oxytocin is one of the most frequently used drugs during labor but it can also become a major issue in a malpractice case filed after a labor and delivery if there is an adverse outcome. PLUS: Carolyn Zelop, MD, provides commentary on a lawsuit involving a patient death during pregnancy due to cardiomyopathy.