Women’s Health

Women’s Health


Feature/Patient Information

Primary Care of Refugee Women Free

Many factors influence refugees' health status and ability to access and engage in U.S. medical systems.

Reproductive and Other Health Considerations for Women Undergoing Bariatric Surgery Free

Weight-loss surgery can have lasting ramifications for contraception, pregnancy, and bone health.

Special Issues for Women After Bariatric Weight-Loss Surgery Free

Be prepared to prevent or delay pregnancy and maintain bone health.

Guideline Watch

Assessing and Managing Adnexal Masses

New guidance from ACOG clarifies how adnexal masses should be triaged.

Is Calcium Supplementation Associated with Higher Cardiovascular Risk?

A new guideline suggests that dietary and supplemental calcium intakes lower than 2500 mg daily don't affect CV risk.

Another Maternal Safety Bundle: Obstetric Venous Thromboembolism

Evidence-based guidance has been developed by the National Partnership for Maternal Safety.

News In Context

No Age Cut-off for Breast Cancer Screening? Free

The prevalence of breast cancer clearly increases with age, but do women older than 75 benefit from detection of these tumors? Guidance to older patients regarding screening mammograms is best accomplished via shared decision making.

In Practice

Brainstorm: Are Subarachnoid Hemorrhages Affected by the Weather? Free

Harrison Reed, PA-C, looks for scientific evidence on a colleague's assertion that the ICU fills up during bad weather.

Practice Watch

Conservative Management Can Avert Surgery for Benign Adnexal Masses Free

International consensus suggests that, with expert imaging, rates of surgery for asymptomatic benign adnexal masses can be lowered.