Patient handout: Should I have ultrasound and cfDNA testing?
March 15, 2017Give this to your patients who have questions about the role of ultrasound with cfDNA.
In this issue
The poor will always be with us, and they want and need healthcareThe most vulnerable deserve care and coverage for preventative health services. AI has brains—but it’s no MDArtificial intelligence has uses in medicine, but will never replace doctors’ intuition. Ob/gyns voice their thoughts on medical marijuana
April 14, 2017Readers react to Dr Lockwood's opinion that the term "medical marijuana" is an oxymoron.
Is intervention in our DNA?
April 12, 2017Too many ob/gyns believe that doing something is better than doing nothing, says this reader.
Compound presentation, obese mother, bad outcomeThe plaintiff alleged that given the fetal size and weight, earlier caesarean delivery was warranted and that improper management of shoulder dystocia and compound presentation of the posterior arm resulted in right Erb’s palsy, scapular winging, and decreased movement and function of the right extremity. ACOG Guidelines: Menstrual manipulation for adolescents with physical and developmental disabilities
April 01, 2017Expert commentary on Committee Opinion No. 668: Menstrual Manipulation for Adolescents With Physical and Developmental Disabilities.
Maintaining excellence in obstetrics and gynecologyFaced with dramatic changes in the practice and financing of medicine during the past 2 decades, clinicians, educators, and researchers have struggled to adapt. Obstetrics and gynecology has seen an increased emphasis on subspecialization, without equal emphasis on enhancing women’s care.