Ob/gyns must be ready to move quickly when a patient exhibits the sudden and unexpected signs of anaphylactoid syndrome (ASP).
Maternal Mortality Etiologies and Risk Factors
Among women who died from sepsis, a majority had a delay in care and a delay in escalation of care.
This month's quiz goes over the key strategies to improve diagnoses and outcomes that were discussed in the article, "Managing obstetric emergencies: Anaphylactoid syndrome of pregnancy (aka AFE)" by Steven L. Clark, MD (July 2018).
As rates of VTE in pregnancy are increasing in the United States, ob/gyns must be vigilant in identifying women at risk and promptly instituting measures recommended by ACOG and other organizations
Mother-to-child transmission of HIV in the United States can be eliminated with the help of obstetricians. Test your knowledge and ability to care for HIV patients.
A collection of standards, guidelines, tools and articles for the OB managing amniotic embolism.
A collection of standards, guidelines, tools and articles for the OB caring for pregnant patients with hypertensive disorders.
Ob/gyns are on the front line of the opioid epidemic and have a responsibility to recognize, treat, refer, and advocate for pregnant women with opioid use disorder.
Management challenges in pregnancies complicated by maternal heart disease are complex, requiring ongoing involvement of a team of specialists.
Preconception care is primary prevention. The goal is to affirm pregnancy intention, reduce any potential harm, and recognize modifiable risk factors related to pregnancy while stratifying pregnancies on a continuum of low- to high-risk.