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1.

Approaches to Limit Intervention During Labor and Birth

Committee Opinion Number 687, February 2017

ABSTRACT Obstetriciangynecologists in collaboration with midwives nurses patients and those who support them in labor can help women meet their goals for labor and birth by using techniques that are associated with minimal interventions and high rates of patient satisfaction Many common obstetric ...

February 2017

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Breast and Labial Surgery in Adolescents

Committee Opinion Number 686, January 2017

(Replaces Committee Opinion Number 662, May 2016)

ABSTRACT The obstetriciangynecologist may receive requests from adolescents and their families for advice surgery or referral for conditions of the breast or vulva to improve appearance and function Appropriate counseling and guidance of adolescents with these concerns require a comprehensive and ...

January 2017

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Care for Transgender Adolescents

Committee Opinion Number 685, January 2017

ABSTRACT Gender nonconforming youth are an underserved population who obstetriciangynecologists are seeing increasingly in their practices Currently there are large gaps in training knowledge and comfort with transgender patients among obstetriciangynecologists The purpose of this document is to r...

January 2017

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Delayed Umbilical Cord Clamping After Birth

Committee Opinion Number 684, January 2017

(Replaces Committee Opinion Number 543, December 2012)

ABSTRACT Delayed umbilical cord clamping appears to be beneficial for term and preterm infants In term infants delayed umbilical cord clamping increases hemoglobin levels at birth and improves iron stores in the first several months of life which may have a favorable effect on developmental outcom...

January 2017

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Behavior That Undermines a Culture of Safety

Committee Opinion Number 683, January 2017

(Replaces Committee Opinion Number 508, October 2011)

ABSTRACT A key element of an organizational safety culture is maintaining an environment of professionalism that encourages communication and promotes highquality care Behavior that undermines a culture of safety including disruptive or intimidating behavior has a negative effect on the quality an...

January 2017

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Episiotomia - Los precedimientos y las technicas de reparacion

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December 2016

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Episiotomy - Procedure and Repair Techniques

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December 2016

8.

Quality and Safety in Women's Health Care

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December 2016

9.

Appendixes

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December 2016

10.

Improving Access to Quality Health Care for Women

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December 2016

11.

Index

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December 2016

12.

Preface and Acknowledgments

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December 2016

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Special Issues

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December 2016

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Special Populations

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December 2016

15.

Microarrays and Next-Generation Sequencing Technology: The Use of Advanced Genetic Diagnostic Tools in Obstetrics and Gynecology

Committee Opinion Number 682, December 2016

(Replaces Committee Opinion Number 581, December 2013)

ABSTRACT Genetic technology has advanced dramatically in the past few decades and its applications and use in caring for and counseling pregnant women has been transformational in the realm of prenatal diagnosis Two of the newer genetic technologies in the prenatal setting are chromosomal microarr...

December 2016

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Disclosure and Discussion of Adverse Events

Committee Opinion Number 681, December 2016

(Replaces Committee Opinion No. 520, March 2012)

ABSTRACT Adverse outcomes preventable or otherwise are a reality of medical care Most importantly adverse events affect patients but they also affect health care practitioners Disclosing information about adverse events has benefits for the patient and the physician and ideally strengthens the pat...

December 2016

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Ultrasound in Pregnancy

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Practice Bulletin Number 175, December 2016

(Replaces Practice Bulletin Number 101, February 2009, and Committee Opinion 297, August 2004)

December 2016

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18.

The Use and Development of Checklists in Obstetrics and Gynecology

Committee Opinion Number 680, November 2016

ABSTRACT Checklists are used in medical and nonmedical settings as cognitive aids to ensure that users complete all the items associated with a particular task They are ideal for tasks with many steps for tasks performed under stressful circumstances or for reminding people to perform tasks that t...

November 2016

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Immersion in Water During Labor and Delivery

Committee Opinion Number 679, November 2016

(Replaces Committee Opinion Number 594, April 2014)

ABSTRACT Immersion in water during labor or delivery has been popularized over the past several decades The prevalence of this practice in the United States is uncertain because it has not been studied in births outside of the home and birth centers and the data are not recorded on birth certifica...

November 2016

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Evaluation and Management of Adnexal Masses

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Practice Bulletin Number 174, November 2016

(Replaces Practice Bulletin Number 83, July 2007)

November 2016

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