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Charles J Lockwood, MD, MHCM
Dr. Lockwood, Editor-in-Chief, is Dean of the Morsani College of Medicine and Senior Vice President of USF Health, University of South Florida, Tampa. He can be reached at [email protected]
Can a patient safety bundle prevent deaths from PE?
Pregnancy-related deaths in the United States have risen from a low of 7.2 per 100,000 live births in 1987 to a high of 17.3 per 100,000 live births in 2013, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Pregnancy Mortality Surveillance System.
Dr Lockwood's 2017 healthcare resolutions
Dr Lockwood reflects on the potential challenges and hopes for 2017.
MACRA primer for ob/gyns
Even if you see few Medicare patients, start preparing for value-focused payment.
ACOG Guidelines at a Glance: Operative vaginal delivery
A commentary on ACOG Practice Bulletin Number 154: Operative Vaginal Delivery by Charles J Lockwood, MD, MHCM.
Fewer elective early term deliveries, more stillbirths?
In the past decade, the rate of preterm delivery in the United States has declined 11% from its peak of 12.8% in 2006.
Zika virus and microcephaly
On November 11, 2015, the Brazilian Ministry of Health declared a public emergency precipitated by reports of a 10-fold higher rate of fetal microcephaly occurring in these same Zika-affected states.
Dr Lockwood's 2016 resolutions
Dr Lockwood reflects on the potential challenges of 2016.
The benefits of weight loss in obese gravidas
Obese patients should be advised to avoid excessive weight gain in pregnancy.
Do genetic factors explain recurrent pregnancy loss?
Do genetic factors explain recurrent pregnancy loss?
There are 3 major patient populations affected by recurrent pregnancy loss. An editorial by Charles J. Lockwood, MD, MHCM.
Autism and the obstetrician
What you need to know about recent research on genetic causes and prevention. An editorial by Editor in Chief Charles J. Lockwood, MD.

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