This week on Contemporary OB/GYN: Oct 24 to Oct 27


What's coming to Contemporary OB/GYN® this week?

Pregnancy-related homicides a public health priority to reduce maternal mortality rates

Women in the US are more likely to be murdered during pregnancy or soon after childbirth than to die from the country’s top 3 leading causes of maternal death—high blood pressure disorders, hemorrhage, or sepsis—according to research in The BMJ.

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On-demand course available from AUGS: Fundamentals of urogynecology

If you missed the Fundamentals of Urogynecology course this month and are interested in earning Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits from this activity, AUGS is offering an on-demand course for purchase.

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Abortion restrictions during COVID-19 pandemic

A study in the journal Contraception found that, within the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic in the US, abortion clinics in states with low or medium hostility to abortion were significantly more likely to embrace innovative medication abortion practices such as changing ultrasound requirements, offering telehealth or dispensing medications without a physical exam, compared to abortion clinics in states with high or extreme hostility to abortion.

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Abortion-care disruptions exert disproportionate impact

Service disruptions at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic altered and exacerbated geographic disparities in access to abortion care in Louisiana, according to a study published in Contraception.

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