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  Obstetric ultrasound -- a comprehensive guide to ultrasound scans in pregnancy
Obstetric Ultrasound is the use of ultrasound scans in pregnancy.
In both these situations, careful ultrasound examination should be made to exclude intraulterine growth retardation and congenital malformation in the fetus such as intestinal atresia, hydrops fetalis or renal dysplasia.
Further developments in doppler ultrasound technology in recent years have enabled a great expansion in its application in Obstetrics, particularly in the area of assessing and monitoring the well-being of the fetus, its progression in the face of intrauterine growth restriction, and the diagnosis of cardiac malformations.
www.ob-ultrasound.net   (3712 words)

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Obstetrics and gynecology clearly presents a unique opportunity to provide both primary and reproductive health care services for women.
This information is presented to you, not to make you change your mind about obstetrics and gynecology as a career, but to provide you with accurate guidelines for applying to obstetrics and gynecology residency programs.
Work and teaching rounds are conducted daily (including weekends and holidays) with the obstetrical team of a Chief resident, 1 or 2 second-year residents and 1 to 3 first-year residents.
www.lycos.com /info/obstetrics.html   (675 words)

  Naturopathic Obstetrics   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Students are taught practical skills such as perineal repair, bladder catheterization, intravenous insertion, blood loss estimation, management of postpartum hemorrhage, and breast feeding support, as well as an appreciation for the personal and familial transition during this period.
Obstetrics V. This course addresses the management of the mature fetus and the newborn to twelve weeks of age.
The legal malpractice issues relevant to practicing naturopathic obstetrics and/or midwifery in different states is discussed as well as the requirements for licensure.
www.bridgeport.edu /print/2645.asp   (335 words)

 Welcome to Obstetrics and Gynecology
The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology was founded in 1949 at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center.
Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology was completed at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in 1974.
His clinical interests are in obstetrics and gynecology, infectious diseases and high-risk pregnancy.
www.uchsc.edu /obgyn   (233 words)

 Obstetrics & Gynecology
All students have exposure to both obstetrics and gynecology, as well as inpatient and outpatient.
Essentials of Obstetrics and Gynecology by Hacker and Moore- not as thick as Currents but is readable.
Obstetrics Pearls by Benson and Gynecology Pearls by Rayburn- both very good references that can be read in the first weeks to acquaint you with the "ob/gyn" world.
www.umdnj.edu /galenweb/SurvivalGuide/OB_Gen.htm   (681 words)

 Ferring in Gynaecologyand Obstetrics
Ferring Pharmaceuticals is committed to obstetrics and gynaecology where its products concentrate on utilising the body’s natural processes to help couples conceive and to ensure a successful pregnancy.
Obstetrics focuses on the care of women during pregnancy, leading to a successful labour and birth.
Ferring is considered one of the leaders in obstetric care and continues to investigate new therapies to reduce the number of infants that are born prematurely.
www.ferring.com /therapeutic/obstetrics   (311 words)

 Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Murphy Goodwin, MD is Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Chief of the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine at the University of Southern California and Co-Director of the Institute for Maternal and Fetal Health.
She was Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Washington University School of Medicine from 1986-1990 and Assistant Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics at Stanford University Medical Center from 1990 to 1994.
Alice Stek, MD is Assistant Professor of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Southern California.
www.usc.edu /schools/medicine/departments/obstetrics_gynecology/divisions/maternal/faculty_staff/clinical_faculty.html   (1756 words)

 Obstetrics - Family Medicine and Community Health in the Medical School at the University of Minnesota
Obstetrics is a particularly strong rotation in our program, and our residents typically deliver 100 babies in the first year and a total of 200-300 babies over the three-year residency.
Substantively contributing to the learning community in the hospital associated with the obstetrics rotation, by attending and actively participating in educational and research presentations associated with the rotation.
The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the residency program have coordinated this plan via the family practice liaison committee.
www.med.umn.edu /fm/residency/methodisthospital/curriculum/obstetrics.html   (1449 words)

 How Threat of Lawsuits Affects Tests and Procedures in Obstetrics
Physicians practice defensive medicine in obstetrics, but the impact of increased Cesarean sections resulting from malpractice fears on total obstetric care costs is small.
Obstetrics is of special concern because it involves complicated deliveries; obstetrical providers account for a disproportionate share of physicians' liability claims and payments.
In "The Malpractice Premium Costs of Obstetrics" (Inquiry, 1997), the investigators examined the variation in the level of malpractice premiums and the incremental malpractice premium costs associated with the practice of obstetrics for family practitioners and obstetricians.
www.rwjf.org /portfolios/resources/grantsreport.jsp?filename=023656s.htm&iaid=142   (1993 words)

OB GYN 668 P-Introduction to Obstetrics and Gynecology, Spokane (12)
OB GYN 675 P-Introduction to Obstetrics and Gynecology, Highline (12)
OB GYN 676 P-Introduction to Obstetrics and Gynecology, Missoula (12)
www.washington.edu /students/crscat/obgyn.html   (820 words)

 Naturopathic Obstetrics
Obstetrics I. This course addresses itself to healthcare appropriate to the special circumstances of pregnancy.
Obstetrics V. This course addresses the management of the mature fetus and the newborn to twelve weeks of age.
The legal malpractice issues relevant to practicing naturopathic obstetrics and/or midwifery in different states is discussed as well as the requirements for licensure.
www2.bridgeport.edu /pages/2645.asp   (333 words)

 Obstetrics   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Even regular use of prenatal multivitamin supplements is not adequate to prevent vitamin D insufficiency, University of Pittsburgh researchers report in the current issue of the Journal of Nutrition, the publication of the American Society for Nutrition.
Research studies demonstrating the viability of an approach to routinely detect the presence of fetal DNA in a mother's blood to accurately diagnose or rule out genetic defects -- as early as the first trimester -- was presented today at the 27th Annual Meeting of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine being held in San Francisco.
While its cause is unknown, it is one of the leading causes of maternal mortality in developed countries, accounting for seven of 44 direct maternal deaths in Canada in the period 1997-2000.
www.rxpgnews.com /obstetrics/index.shtml   (2312 words)

 Obstetrics and gynecology Summary
Obstetrics, the medical specialty of caring for women and their babies during childbirth, arose in the mid-eighteenth century.
Hunter's further contributions to obstetrics include a famous atlas of the pregnant uterus, praised in both scientific and artistic circles, and the discovery of a separate maternal and fetal circulation.
Obstetrics in the eighteenth century made few advances profound enough to dramatically impact the health of the childbearing population as a whole.
www.bookrags.com /Obstetrics_and_gynecology   (1756 words)

To operate an effective obstetrical and gynecological service, emphasizing managed care and cost-effectiveness, which provides a continuum of community focused health care for women in which patients, their family, staff, physicians, residents and students share a positive and satisfactory experience.
The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is devoted to providing health care to a multicultural, multiethnic group of females on a continuum from infancy through the geriatric age.
An entire range of obstetrical and gynecological subspecialties for emergency, primary and preventative inpatient and outpatient activities are offered to meet the individual needs of our patients.
www.nyc.gov /html/hhc/qhn/html/qhc_top_obstetrics.html   (603 words)

 General Obstetrics and Gynecology Physicians and Staff
May Blanchard, M.D. Dr. Blanchard is an assistant professor of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences and is director of General Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.
Julio Cesar Novoa, M.D. Dr. Novoa is an assistant professor of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences and is director of the Pregnancy Alternative Clinic at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.
She is currently an assistant professor in obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and serves on the clinical faculty of the University of Maryland Nurse Midwifery Education Program.
www.umm.edu /womenscenter/genob_staff.html   (1280 words)

 University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine - Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
The Residency Program in Obstetrics and Gynecology at The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine is highly regarded for its commitment to education.
The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology houses all the subspecialties: maternal-fetal medicine, reproductive endocrinology and infertility, and gynecologic oncology.
The goal of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is to provide a well-rounded experience in all facets of OB/GYN education for each resident.
gsm.utmck.edu /obgyn/main.htm   (270 words)

 Services - Obstetrics and Gynecology - Baylor Clinic : Houston, Texas
The department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is dedicated to serving the health needs of women, with an emphasis on comprehensive, compassionate, patient-oriented care.
Dale Brown Jr., M.D., professor, is interim chair for the department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and vice chairman for Clinical Affairs.
After graduating summa cum laude, she pursued a law degree at The University of Texas at Austin School of Law and was admitted to the State Bar of Texas in November of 1995.
www.bcm.edu /baylorclinic/services/obstetrics   (1784 words)

 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY   (Site not responding. Last check: )
She is board-eligible in the obstetrics and gynecology specialty, and belongs to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, and to the American Society of Reproductive Medicine.
She is interested in all aspects of general obstetrics and gynecology, with emphasis on gynecologic surgery and on obstetrics.
She is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology, and is a fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
www.nywomenshealth.com /obstetrics/obstricians.html   (4929 words)

 obstetrics - Ask.com Web Search
Obstetrics and gynaecology (often abbreviated OB/GYN in the U.S. and OandG elsewhere) form a single medical speciality and have a combined postgraduate training program.
The RCOG is dedicated to the encouragement of the study and the advancement of the science and practice of obstetrics and gynaecology.
Obstetrics (from the Latin obstare, "to stand by") is the surgical specialty dealing with the care of a woman and her offspring during...
www.ask.com /web?q=obstetrics   (350 words)

 Obstetrics and Gynecology Course Outline   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is responsible for graduate medical education in obstetrics and gynecology and research in all phases of reproductive medicine.
Under the direction of two full-time specialists in the field, the Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine is committed to maintaining the highest standards of obstetrical practice and to the teaching of these standards and techniques to the Resident staff and medical students.
Management of diabetes, hypertensive disease, preterm rupture of the membranes, sickle cell disease, drug addiction, HIV disease and teenage pregnancy are among the therapeutic challenges presented to the Resident staff on an almost daily basis.
www.brookdale.edu /html/obstetrics_and_gynecology_cour.html   (1813 words)

 Lutheran General Hospital - Obstetrics/Gynecology Residency Program
The purpose of our four-year program in Obstetrics and Gynecology is to provide training in women's health care consistent with requirements of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Residents are exposed to a large, varied patient population to gain superior skills in general obstetrics and gynecology, as well as in all subspecialties.
Required rotations include obstetrics, gynecology, urogynecology, maternal-fetal medicine, gynecologic oncology, ambulatory obstetrics and gynecology, reproductive endocrinology and infertility, MICU and ultrasound.
www.advocatehealth.com /system/jobsedu/edu/residency/luth/obgyn   (1223 words)

 Some Obstetrical History   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Soranus described podalic version, and the use of the obstetric chair, and gave detailed instructions on the care of the new- born-- boiled water and honey for the child for the first two days, then on to the mother's breast.
Presumably obstetrics during the Dark Ages was a matter for the mid-wife, and no doubt, free of the possibilities of infection found in a large hospital, she did a good job.
William Harvey who discovered the circulation of the blood practised obstetrics, and wrote a major text on Reproduction, giving for instance the first description of involution of the uterus, post partum.
www.umanitoba.ca /outreach/manitoba_womens_health/hist1.htm   (674 words)

 Obstetrics - Index
Obstetrics, December 2005 Topics: risk factors for HSV transmission to pregnant women, the FASTER study, preventability of pregnancy-related deaths in the US, postpartum diabetes screening in women with GDM history, and more.
Obstetrics, November 2005 Featured topics: cerebral palsy and malpractice, patient safety, pregnancy in the HIV-positive woman, and amnioinfusion for the prevention of meconium aspiration syndrome.
Obstetrics, July 2005 Featured topics: GDM; VBAC vs repeat cesarean for twin gestations; hospitalization vs home rest for women with arrested preterm labor; and peritoneal closure, adhesions, and primary cesarean delivery.
www.medscape.com /index/section_2523_0   (171 words)

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