Navigating patient care in L&D during the global COVID-19 pandemic gives one resident cause for pause and reflection. How would it manifest in pregnancy?
During a routine office visit, a patient mentions that she recently submitted a saliva sample to 23andMe. The company performed BRCA analysis and the patient wants to discuss the results with you. How should you approach the discussion?
Legally Speaking: Unrecognized bowel injury during surgery: How important are your attorney and the expert witnesses?
The outcome in this case underscores the importance of excellent legal representation and scrupulous expert witness selection.
Liletta is under study in a prospective phase 3 clinical trial aimed at extending the approved duration of this levonorgestrel 52-mg IUS.
For postmenopausal women with at least one vulvovaginal atrophy (VVA) symptom, the presence of physician-confirmed VVA is linked to significant impaired sexual function, according to a study from the European Vulvovaginal Epidemiological Survey (EVES).
A diagnosis of vulvovaginal atrophy (VVA) in breast cancer survivors is associated with a significant increase in the burden of illness and social costs, according to an Italian Delphi Panel in the journal Supportive Care in Cancer. These findings are primarily due to a rise in comorbidities and resource utilization, but adequate treatment might reduce the impact of the condition.
In this piece, read ACOG’s Committee Opinion #785 on Screening and Management of Bleeding Disorders in Adolescents with Heavy Menstrual Bleeding, with expert commentary from Contemporary OB/GYN Board Member Dr. Paula J. Hillard.
Nearly a dozen patient-level key performance indicators (KPIs) for fracture liaison services (FLSs) to guide quality improvement have been selected by the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) Capture the Fracture campaign, in collaboration with the Fragility Fracture Network (FFN) and National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF).
Social inequalities impose negative impact in postmenopausal women with metabolic syndrome and osteoporosis
Social inequalities profoundly impact South Korean postmenopausal women who have metabolic syndrome and osteoporosis, according to a cross-sectional study in the journal Menopause.
The timing of postmenopausal hormone therapy (HT) significantly impacts coronary risk and overall benefit-to-risk profile, according to an overview of Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) results in the journal Menopause.