Vol 66 No 07

July

July 2021

Steps to optimize maternal health

July 14, 2021

As practitioners, advocating for our patients and managing common conditions to facilitate optimal pregnancy outcomes through preventative measures such as vaccination and addressing anemia have the potential for major impact.

Inside the July issue of Contemporary OB/GYN®

July 12, 2021

This month's cover story examines iron-deficiency anemia in pregnancy and the role of intravenous iron. Plus, an extreme case of fraud demonstrates the reach of federal statutes enacted to prevent and punish those who commit health care fraud.

Progestogen-only pill for emergency contraception

June 15, 2021

The authors of the prospective study in the journal Health Technology Assessment believe the simple intervention has enormous potential to prevent more unintended pregnancies after emergency contraception.

Endometriosis Surgery: Long Term Follow-Up Outcomes

June 04, 2021

Women who undergo endometriosis surgery via diagnostic laparoscopy are significantly more likely to require repeat surgery within the first postoperative year, whereas women who have major conservative surgery are significantly less likely to require another surgery within the first year, according to a Canadian study in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

US Women's Sexual Health and Reproductive Care Part II

June 01, 2021

A webinar held by the Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) in April shared highlights from the 2020 Women’s Health Survey, followed by a panel discussion on its implications in several areas. This article captures the discussion portion of the webinar.