Review some of the top stories from the Contemporary OB/GYN website over the last week, and catch up on anything you may have missed.
Thank you for visiting the Contemporary OB/GYN® website. Take a look at some of our top stories from last week (Monday, November 13 - Friday, November 17, 2023), and click each link to read and watch anything you may have missed.
1.) The importance of maternal vaccination
Robert H. Hopkins, Jr, MD, discusses the importance of pregnant women receiving vaccines against respiratory diseases to protect themselves and their infants.
2.) Managing intrapartum fever: Ampicillin vs ampicillin and gentamicin
Discover key findings from a recent study suggesting increased risks with ampicillin treatment for intrapartum fever, emphasizing the importance of considering ampicillin and gentamicin for comprehensive management of clinical chorioamnionitis during childbirth.
3.) Recurrent severe maternal morbidity: Risks in subsequent pregnancies
Dig into the latest research exposing the hidden dangers of recurrent severe maternal morbidity in subsequent pregnancies.
4.) Smart Women’s Choice faces federal court order to halt unlawful contraceptive distribution
The US District Court for the District of Arizona issued an order against Arizona-based company Smart Women’s Choice, Inc, following a complaint by the US Department of Justice, alleging the distribution of unapproved new drugs in violation of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act.
5.) Catch-up HPV test offers high predictability for cervical cancer risk in older women
A recent study suggests that a catch-up HPV test may significantly enhance cervical cancer prediction for women aged 65 and older, potentially addressing issues in existing screening programs and reducing the risk of cervical cancer development.