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Number Number 188, January 2018

(Replaces Practice Bulletin Number 172, October 2016)

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October 2017

Number Number 6, October 2017

(Replaces Obstetric Care Consensus Number 4, June 2016)

ABSTRACT: Approximately 0.5% of all births occur before the third trimester of pregnancy, and these very early deliveries result in the majority of neonatal deaths and more than 40% of infant deaths. A recent executive summary of proceedings from a joint workshop defined periviable birth as delivery occurring from 20 0/7 weeks to 25 6/7 weeks of gestation. When delivery is anticipated near the limit of viability, families and health care teams are faced with complex and ethically challenging decisions. Multiple factors have been found to be associated with short-term and long-term outcomes of...

September 2017

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SP180 Esterilización en la mujer La esterilización en la mujer se llama esterilización tubárica. En esta esterilización, se bloquean las trompas de Falopio ya sea cortándolas y atándolas, cerrándolas con bandas o sujetadores, sellándolas con corriente eléctrica o bloqueándolas con tejido cicatrizante que se forma con la colocación de pequeños implantes. La esterilización tubárica evita que los espermatozoides lleguen al óvulo. La esterilización histeroscópica The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists WOMEN’S HEALTH CARE PHYSICIANS PATIENT EDUCATI N Anticoncepti...

SP071 Infecciones de transmisión sexual Hay muchas infecciones de transmisión sexual. Este folleto trata sobre la clamidia, la gonorrea y la sífilis. Estas infecciones de transmisión sexual pueden causar problemas médicos a largo plazo y durante el embarazo (consulte el cuadro “Problemas durante el embarazo”). Tener una infección de transmisión sexual también hace que aumente el riesgo de contraer el virus de inmunodeficiencia humana (VIH) si se expone al mismo. Clamidia La clamidia es la infección de transmisión sexual que se notifica con mayor frecuencia en Estados Unidos. ...

Number FAQ087, November 2016

What is preterm labor? Preterm labor is defined as regular contractions of the uterus resulting in changes in the cervix that start before 37 weeks of pregnancy. Changes in the cervix include effacement (the cervix thins out) and dilation (the cervix opens so that the fetus can enter the birth canal).

October 2016

Number Number 171, October 2016

(Replaces Practice Bulletin Number 159, January 2016)

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Number Number 5, September 2016

ABSTRACT: This document builds upon recommendations from peer organizations and outlines a process for identifying maternal cases that should be reviewed. Severe maternal morbidity is associated with a high rate of preventability, similar to that of maternal mortality. It also can be considered a near miss for maternal mortality because without identification and treatment, in some cases, these conditions would lead to maternal death. Identifying severe morbidity is, therefore, important for preventing such injuries that lead to mortality and for highlighting opportunities to avoid repeat inj...

August 2016

Number AP087, August 2016

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