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You don't have to wait until ICD-10-CM is rolled out to start implementing required changes. For OB/GYN, the transition means more specificity. So take a good look at your documentation and start making these changes now if it isn't up to the new standards.
This blog discusses how OB/GYNs need not only to understand the science behind genetic screening but also to counsel patients properly about the results.
Pregnancy is possible for women with inflammatory bowel disease, but collaboration is needed between gastroenterologists and obstetricians.
A meta-analysis sought to determine which oral painkillers were most effective after a c-section, but the findings were disappointing.
Spicing things up in the bedroom can have consequences, and an exhausted on-call Ob/Gyn can attest to that.
Of the top 10 surgical procedures that are decreasing at the greatest rate, 4 of them are related to obstetrics and gynecology.
Cell-free fetal DNA screening tests for trisomy 21 are more accurate than standard screening with nuchal translucency even in low-risk women.
QUIZ: These 5 questions will gauge your general knowledge of how heart disease impacts women.
Severe maternal morbidity is not always a sentinel event. Take this quiz to test your understanding of what constitutes an obstetric sentinel event.
Approved treatments of menopause-related symptoms can have narrow indications, but they may offer broader relief of the most bothersome menopause symptoms.
In this video, Steven R. Goldstein, MD, professor of obstetrics and gynecology at NYU, discusses new research he presented in October at the 25th annual North American Menopause Society meeting.
Take a close look at your documentation in these six areas of OB/GYN to start making improvements now and better prepare for ICD-10-CM.
These 5 predictions by Adam Wolfberg, MD, provide insight into how genetic testing—NIPT to microarray and cost to quality—continues to evolve.
Obstetricians: Want to know what your patients wish you had told them before delivery? We surveyed a group of moms and are sharing the top 10 responses.
These simple tips can help pregnant patients reduce their exposure to environmental toxins and harmful chemicals, such as lead, mercury, BPA, and phthalates.