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, October 9 - Friday, October 13, 2023), and click each link to read and watch anything you may have missed.
1.) Early detection needed to reduce postpartum hemorrhage mortalities
In a recent study, rates of severe postpartum hemorrhage were decreased in patients who received an intervention for early detection and treatment of postpartum hemorrhage.
2.) How to address sexual dysfunction during menopause
James A. Simon, MD, discusses how clinicians can help menopausal women manage sexual dysfunction.
3.) Pill pause for combined oral contraceptive use worsens mental health
In a recent study, negative mental health symptoms such as increased anxiety were observed among combined oral contraceptive users when treatment was paused.
4.) Mental health disorders increase mortality from cervical cancer
In a recent study, overall and cervical-cancer specific deaths were more common among cervical cancer patients with a preexisting mental health disorder.
5.) Glucose monitoring cutoff for GDM associated with adverse outcomes
In a recent study, adverse neonatal outcomes were more common among individuals with a time above the target range of 10% or more when receiving continuous glucose monitoring for gestational diabetes mellitus screening.