Gynecology & Obstetrics

COVID-19 Updates for Obstetricians

6 Apr, 2020 | 00:22h | UTC

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Information for Pregnant Women and Their Families:

COVID-19 Obstetrics: This page will be updated as often as necessary and will be fixed in the right column on our homepage.

 


Getting your workplace ready for COVID-19 – World Health Organization (free PDF)

Related Guideline: COVID-19: guidance for employers and businesses – Public Health England (free)

“WHO just published guidance on how to prevent the spread of COVID- 19 in a workplace & protect your customers, contractors & employees. We advise these measures to be taken now, even if coronavirus hasn’t arrived in communities where you operate.” (via @DrTedros see Tweet)

 


Cannabis use during pregnancy and postpartum – Canadian Family Physician (free)

Related: AAP Clinical Report: Implications of Marijuana Use During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding (free report and commentaries)

“There is no known safe level of cannabis use during pregnancy or lactation”

 


Metformin for ovulation induction (excluding gonadotrophins) in women with polycystic ovary syndrome – Cochrane Library (free)

Summary: Metformin for ovulation induction in women with a diagnosis of polycystic ovary syndrome and subfertility – Cochrane Library (free)

 

Related Commentary on Twitter

 


Cross-sectional imaging of acute gynaecologic disorders: CT and MRI findings with differential diagnosis – Insights into Imaging (free articles)

Part I: corpus luteum and haemorrhagic ovarian cysts, genital causes of haemoperitoneum and adnexal torsion

Part II: uterine emergencies and pelvic inflammatory disease

 


NICE Guideline: Menopause

6 Dec, 2019 | 10:50h | UTC

Review: Cardiomyopathy and Pregnancy

27 Nov, 2019 | 07:39h | UTC

Special Issue: Obstetric Anesthesia

2 Oct, 2019 | 02:08h | UTC

NCCN Guidelines Insights: Ovarian Cancer

18 Aug, 2019 | 21:30h | UTC

Association of Early Interventions With Birth Outcomes and Child Linear Growth in Low-Income and Middle-Income Countries: Bayesian Network Meta-analyses of Randomized Clinical Trials – JAMA Network Open (free)

 

Related Commentary on Twitter

 


International consensus statement on the use of uterotonic agents during caesarean section – Anaesthesia (free)

 

Related Commentary on Twitter

 


ESMO Guideline: Early Breast Cancer

24 Jun, 2019 | 01:49h | UTC

Surgical interventions for women with stress urinary incontinence: systematic review and network meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials – The BMJ (free)

Related Commentary on Twitter


Association between Apgar scores of 7 to 9 and neonatal mortality and morbidity: population based cohort study of term infants in Sweden – The BMJ (free)

Commentaries: The Apgar score and association with neonatal mortality and morbidity – The BMJ Opinion (free) AND Lower ‘normal’ Apgar scores linked to poorer outcomes – OnMedica (free)

 

Related Commentary on Twitter

 


Risk‐reducing medications for primary breast cancer: a network meta‐analysis – Cochrane Library (free)

Summary: Medicines to prevent breast cancer in women at above-average risk of developing breast cancer – Cochrane Library (free)

 

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Effects of repeat prenatal corticosteroids given to women at risk of preterm birth: An individual participant data meta-analysis – PLOS Medicine (free)

Source: EvidenceAlerts

“Our findings suggest that to provide clinical benefit with the least effect on growth, the number of repeat treatment courses should be limited to a maximum of three and the total dose to between 24 mg and 48 mg.”

 


NICE Guideline: Cesarean section

12 Apr, 2019 | 01:43h | UTC

The clinical role of LASER for vulvar and vaginal treatments in gynecology and female urology: An ICS/ISSVD best practice consensus document – Neurourology and Urodinamics (free)

“At this point, LASER is not recommended for routine treatment of the aforementioned conditions unless part of well‐designed clinical trials”

 


NCCN Guidelines Insights: Breast Cancer

27 Feb, 2019 | 12:41h | UTC

Management of Cardiovascular Disease in Women With Breast Cancer – Circulation (free)

Related: AHA Scientific Statement on Cardio-Oncology (several guidelines on the subject)

 

Related Commentary on Twitter

 


ACOG Guideline: Prepregnancy Counseling

18 Jan, 2019 | 01:00h | UTC
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