May 01, 2016Contemporary OB/GYN readers speak up about exploratory laparotomy, the cesarean epidemic, and the difficulty to re-enter ob.
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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. Interstitial cystitis: Simplified diagnosis and treatmentInterstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome (IC/BPS) is now recognized as a common etiology in women with chronic pelvic pain. Credentialing in EFMThe Perinatal Quality Foundation's exam tests clinician knowledge of fetal heart rate monitoring technology using simulation. The best of times or the worst of times? A tale of two surveysOb/gyns' fear of being sued may be disproportionate to the frequency of malpractice claims. Physician review websites: The good, the bad, and the technologyYou do have some control over what's being said about you on the web.