July 2020 | Vol 65 No 07

Though theoretical, the threat of aerosolized viral particles places health care providers at risk. Certain safety measures can be taken. View the full, peer-reviewed article, and more, in this month's edition of Contemporary OB/GYN.

Inducing labor to reduce stillbirths

July 07, 2020

A nationwide study by Swedish researchers suggests that inducing labor at no later than 41 weeks could be one of the few interventions that reduce stillbirths.

Opioid use in women with endometriosis

July 07, 2020

Nearly two-thirds of women newly diagnosed with endometriosis filled an opioid prescription within the first year, according to a US population-based claims study.

Link between hormone replacement therapy and mammographic density

July 06, 2020

The review concluded that the highest increase in MD is among current users of HRT, particularly those taking continuous estrogen plus progestin (CEP).

Cord Blood Awareness: Quick facts

July 06, 2020

For Cord Blood Awareness Month, here are some updated usages and FDA regulations for practitioners using cord blood.

Introducing Dr. Millennial

July 03, 2020

Bridging the generational gap in the physician workforce.

AUGS Consensus Statement: Managing mesh problems

July 03, 2020

The American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS) released new information on managing mesh problems, which includes guidance, treatment algorithms and ways to optimize treatment outcomes for these complications.

COVID-19 Pregnancy Data in the United States: July 2 Update

July 02, 2020

Data on COVID-19 during pregnancy, as reported by the CDC, in collaboration with state, local, and territorial health departments and external partners.

New study analyzes NICU utilization trends

July 02, 2020

NICU utilization trends have yet to be thoroughly investigated.

Discussing patients' sexual concerns

July 02, 2020

Patients and practitioners may be hesitant to delve into sexual health, but talking about it is one way to normalize it.

Smoke evacuation in the age of COVID-19

July 02, 2020

Though theoretical, the threat of aerosolized viral particles places health care providers at risk. Certain safety measures can be taken.

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