Women’s Health

Women’s Health


Hepatitis C: A Guide to Current Management

New Clinical Collection from NEJM Group!

Recommendations for universal screening and a plethora of new drugs have profoundly affected clinical practice. This collection will arm clinicians to meet the challenges ahead as we enter an era in which the hepatitis C virus can be practically eradicated in many patients and populations. For this and other Collections, visit collections.nejm.org

In Practice

The Name Game Free

Nurse practitioner Elizabeth Donahue reflects on the name confusion that has dogged both her personal and professional lives in this week's In Practice blog post.

Feature/Patient Information

American Cancer Society Updates Mammography Guidelines for Average-Risk Women Free

Recommendations move closer to those of the USPSTF — but differences remain.

The Latest Word on Mammograms Free

The American Cancer Society has published new guidelines for women at average risk for breast cancer.

Guideline Watch

Best Practice Advice for Cervical Cancer Screening in Average-Risk Women Free

New recommendations from the ACP reflect a better understanding of the transient nature of most HPV infections and the harms of too-frequent screening.

Recognition and Management of Early Pregnancy Loss Free

Evidence-based guidance from ACOG indicates that women with early pregnancy loss can usually choose among expectant, medical, and surgical management.

News In Context

Which SSRIs Are Safest in Pregnancy? New Findings May Help Guide Treatment Decisions Free

A new study in the BMJ may help guide clinicians' and patients' choice of antidepressant in pregnancy.

Risk for Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension of the Newborn After Maternal SSRI Use Is Small Free

The absolute risk for persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn (PPHN) after maternal use of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) late in pregnancy is small, suggests a JAMA study.

Practice Watch

Department of Health and Human Services Clarifies Guidance on Contraceptive Coverage

All nongrandfathered health plans and insurers must cover 18 categories of contraceptives.

Understanding the Implications of Expanded Carrier Screening for Genetic Conditions

Expanded carrier screening is not generally recommended by professional organizations and, if undertaken, should be approached with caution.