Tag: "obstetricians" at medical news
High cost of malpractice insurance threatens supply of ob/gyns, especially in some urban areas
...ce that high malpractice premiums affect where new obstetricians
are locating and it may affect the supply in the f... also found signs for problematic future supply of obstetricians
in several counties containing populous cities, such as Dade County, Fla., Wayne County, Mich., and ...
Surprising new study shows periodontal disease affects young adults, boosts pregnancy problems
...se-causing bacteria, it's important that dentists, obstetricians
and other physicians assess wisdom teeth when examining young adults, he said. "Although most people eventually will develop pathology with wisdom teeth, periodontal disease, pericoronitis or tooth decay, it is too early to recommend strongly that ev...
Call for research funding to prevent pregnancy complications
...e medicine, and drastically reducing the number of obstetricians
to deliver care to our patients." Women In Government President Susan Crosby said, "Women In Government is excited to bring this important issue to the attention of our legislative members in the Eastern Region. We look forward to continuing our work...
Pregnant women don't exercise enough: Study finds doctors need to better educate patients
...iversity. Artal said that not enough of his fellow obstetricians
encourage their healthy patients to exercise during pregnancy. "The hesitance of obstetricians
to recommend exercise to pregnant women is rooted in old-fashioned notions of pregnancy as a time of...
UC Berkeley team helps win approval for life-saving drug for African women
...fits in poor countries, a group of leading African obstetricians
seeking to bring the drug into their own countries asked for help from obstetrician Malcolm Potts, Bixby Professor in the School of Public Health and founder of its Bixby Program, and Martha Campbell, a lecturer at the school and founder of Venture S...
When the cause is right, politics and surgery sometimes mix
...osurgery and obstetrics. "The ratio of mothers to obstetricians
in Mississippi fell below that of many underdeveloped countries," the authors write. Rather than caving in, physicians in Mississippi--led by the state medical society--decided to fight back. Dr. McGee and colleagues sum up their approach to advoca...
March of Dimes: Drug to prevent preterm birth needs prompt FDA approval
...reatments. A 2005 survey found 67 percent of these obstetricians
use progesterone compared to 38 percent in 2003. A large study found that for women who had a previous premature baby 17-P reduced the preterm birth rate by 33 percent compared to a control group. The March of Dimes estimated that if all women elig...
Better training needed to reduce emergency caesareans
...theless, it is essential to recognise the need for obstetricians
to maintain and develop their skills if women are to be offered safe alternatives to caesarean section when complications arise in labour....
Pregnant women in the dark on prenatal screening
...y of Technology has found while doctors, midwives, obstetricians
and counsellors agreed prenatal patient eduction was important, many assumed that another practitioner had taken responsibility for delivering the information. Researcher Eleanor Milligan, from QUT's Applied Ethics Program, said when talking to pra...
American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology relaunched
...ibution of the print version of the Journal to all obstetricians
and gynecologists in the United States. The new print Journal is lean and easy to read. A glossary of symbols serves as a roadmap for icons that will mark certain article categories and internal cross-references. The goal of the print version is to c...
Northwestern surgeon invents teaching technology for scary patient exams
...otype with sensor technology teaches residents and obstetricians
how to properly deliver a baby whose shoulder is stuck in the birth canal, a rare and difficult procedure at which they dont get much training. Another simulator she developed helps students learn how to insert a breathing tube down a patients air...