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2020
Assessing and Adopting New Medical Devices for Obstetric and Gynecologic Care
April 2020
Management of Women With Phenylalanine Hydroxylase Deficiency (Phenylketonuria)
April 2020
Confidentiality in Adolescent Health Care
April 2020
Physical Activity and Exercise During Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period
April 2020
Legal Considerations in Genetic Screening and Testing: Three Case Studies
April 2020
Preimplantation Genetic Testing
March 2020
The Use of Hysteroscopy for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Intrauterine Pathology
March 2020
Prevention of Group B Streptococcal Early-Onset Disease in Newborns
February 2020
Implementing Telehealth in Practice
February 2020
Elective Female Genital Cosmetic Surgery
January 2020
Sexual Misconduct
January 2020
2019
Hereditary Cancer Syndromes and Risk Assessment
December 2019
Quantitative Blood Loss in Obstetric Hemorrhage
December 2019
Over-the-Counter Access to Hormonal Contraception
October 2019
Screening and Management of the Hyperandrogenic Adolescent
October 2019
Professional Liability and Gynecology-Only Practice
October 2019
Professional Use of Digital and Social Media
October 2019
Clinical Guidelines and Standardization of Practice to Improve Outcomes
October 2019
Volume 134, No 784
Management of Patients in the Context of Zika Virus
September 2019
Screening and Management of Bleeding Disorders in Adolescents With Heavy Menstrual Bleeding
September 2019
Volume 134, No 786
Perinatal Palliative Care
September 2019
Human Trafficking
September 2019
Adnexal Torsion in Adolescents
August 2019
Management of Acute Obstructive Uterovaginal Anomalies
June 2019
Diagnosis and Management of Hymenal Variants
June 2019
Infertility Workup for the Women’s Health Specialist
June 2019
Newborn Screening and the Role of the Obstetrician–Gynecologist
May 2019
Opportunistic Salpingectomy as a Strategy for Epithelial Ovarian Cancer Prevention
April 2019
Nonobstetric Surgery During Pregnancy
April 2019
Immune Modulating Therapies in Pregnancy and Lactation
April 2019
Sexual Assault
April 2019
Genetic Syndromes and Gynecologic Implications in Adolescents
March 2019
Reprocessed Single-Use Devices
March 2019
Uterine Morcellation for Presumed Leiomyomas
March 2019
Umbilical Cord Blood Banking
March 2019
Immunization Implementation Strategies for Obstetrician–Gynecologists
March 2019
Medically Indicated Late-Preterm and Early-Term Deliveries
February 2019
Avoidance of Nonmedically Indicated Early-Term Deliveries and Associated Neonatal Morbidities
February 2019
Approaches to Limit Intervention During Labor and Birth
February 2019
Emergent Therapy for Acute-Onset, Severe Hypertension During Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period
February 2019
Cesarean Delivery on Maternal Request
January 2019
Prepregnancy Counseling
January 2019
Ethical Considerations for the Care of Patients With Obesity
January 2019
2018
Volume 132, No 760
Dysmenorrhea and Endometriosis in the Adolescent
December 2018
Volume 132, No 757
Screening for Perinatal Depression
November 2018
Volume 132, No 758
Promoting Healthy Relationships in Adolescents
November 2018
Volume 132, No 759
Ethical Considerations for Performing Gynecologic Surgery in Low-Resource Settings Abroad
November 2018
Volume 132, No 753
Assessment and Treatment of Pregnant Women With Suspected or Confirmed Influenza
October 2018
Volume 132, No 754
The Utility of and Indications for Routine Pelvic Examination
October 2018
Volume 132, No 755
Well-Woman Visit
October 2018
Volume 132, No 756
Optimizing Support for Breastfeeding as Part of Obstetric Practice
October 2018
Volume 132, No 750
Perioperative Pathways: Enhanced Recovery After Surgery
September 2018
Volume 132, No 751
Labor and Delivery Management of Women With Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection
September 2018
Volume 132, No 752
Prenatal and Perinatal Human Immunodeficiency Virus Testing
September 2018
Volume 132, No 744
Value-Based Payments in Obstetrics and Gynecology
August 2018
Volume 132, No 745
Mode of Term Singleton Breech Delivery
August 2018
Volume 132, No 746
Air Travel During Pregnancy
August 2018
Volume 132, No 747
Gynecologic Issues in Children and Adolescent Cancer Patients and Survivors
August 2018
Volume 132, No 748
The Importance of Vital Records and Statistics for the Obstetrician–Gynecologist
August 2018
Volume 132, No 749
Marriage and Family Building Equality for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, Asexual, and Gender Nonconforming Individuals
August 2018
Volume 132, No 742
Postpartum Pain Management
July 2018
Volume 132, No 743
Low-Dose Aspirin Use During Pregnancy
July 2018
Volume 131, No 737
Expedited Partner Therapy
June 2018
Volume 131, No 739
The Late-Career Obstetrician–Gynecologist
June 2018
Volume 131, No 740
Gynecologic Care for Adolescents and Young Women With Eating Disorders
June 2018
Volume 131, No 741
Maternal Immunization
June 2018
The Role of Transvaginal Ultrasonography in Evaluating the Endometrium of Women With Postmenopausal Bleeding
May 2018
Adolescents and Long-Acting Reversible Contraception: Implants and Intrauterine Devices
May 2018
Optimizing Postpartum Care
May 2018
Influenza Vaccination During Pregnancy
April 2018
Employment Considerations During Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period
April 2018
Group Prenatal Care
March 2018
Fatigue and Patient Safety
February 2018
Cascade Testing: Testing Women for Known Hereditary Genetic Mutations Associated With Cancer
January 2018
Müllerian Agenesis: Diagnosis, Management, and Treatment
January 2018
Importance of Social Determinants of Health and Cultural Awareness in the Delivery of Reproductive Health Care
January 2018
2017
Hospital Disaster Preparedness for Obstetricians and Facilities Providing Maternity Care
December 2017
Consumer Testing for Disease Risk
November 2017
Vaginal Seeding
November 2017
Smoking Cessation During Pregnancy
October 2017
Marijuana Use During Pregnancy and Lactation
October 2017
Guidelines for Diagnostic Imaging During Pregnancy and Lactation
October 2017
Obesity in Adolescents
September 2017
Social Etiquette for Program Directors and Faculty
September 2017
The Role of the Obstetrician–Gynecologist in the Early Detection of Epithelial Ovarian Cancer in Women at Average Risk
September 2017
Sulfonamides, Nitrofurantoin, and Risk of Birth Defects
September 2017
Update on Immunization and Pregnancy: Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis Vaccination
September 2017
Multifetal Pregnancy Reduction
September 2017
Maternal–Fetal Surgery for Myelomeningocele
September 2017
Commercial Enterprises in Medical Practice
August 2017
Counseling Adolescents About Contraception
August 2017
Opioid Use and Opioid Use Disorder in Pregnancy
August 2017
Intrapartum Management of Intraamniotic Infection
August 2017
Antenatal Corticosteroid Therapy for Fetal Maturation
August 2017
Mental Health Disorders in Adolescents
July 2017
Sexual Health
July 2017
Access to Emergency Contraception
July 2017
Improving Awareness of and Screening for Health Risks Among Sex Workers
July 2017
Choosing the Route of Hysterectomy for Benign Disease
June 2017
Female Athlete Triad
June 2017
Asymptomatic Microscopic Hematuria in Women
June 2017
Human Papillomavirus Vaccination
June 2017
Hormone Therapy in Primary Ovarian Insufficiency
May 2017
Adolescent Pregnancy, Contraception, and Sexual Activity
May 2017
Methods for Estimating the Due Date
May 2017
Counseling About Genetic Testing and Communication of Genetic Test Results
April 2017
Management of Mesh and Graft Complications in Gynecologic Surgery
April 2017
Sterilization of Women: Ethical Issues and Considerations
April 2017
Planned Home Birth
April 2017
Management of Suboptimally Dated Pregnancies
March 2017
Delivery of a Newborn With Meconium-Stained Amniotic Fluid
March 2017
Carrier Screening in the Age of Genomic Medicine
March 2017
Carrier Screening for Genetic Conditions
March 2017
Behavior That Undermines a Culture of Safety
January 2017
Delayed Umbilical Cord Clamping After Birth
January 2017
Care for Transgender Adolescents
January 2017
Breast and Labial Surgery in Adolescents
January 2017
2016
Disclosure and Discussion of Adverse Events
December 2016
Microarrays and Next-Generation Sequencing Technology: The Use of Advanced Genetic Diagnostic Tools in Obstetrics and Gynecology
December 2016
Comprehensive Sexuality Education
November 2016
Immersion in Water During Labor and Delivery
November 2016
The Use and Development of Checklists in Obstetrics and Gynecology
November 2016
Management of Vulvar Intraepithelial Neoplasia
October 2016
Health Literacy to Promote Quality of Care
October 2016
Perinatal Risks Associated With Assisted Reproductive Technology
September 2016
Clinical Challenges of Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptive Methods
September 2016
Persistent Vulvar Pain
September 2016
Guiding Principles for Privileging of Innovative Procedures in Gynecologic Surgery
September 2016
Immediate Postpartum Long-Acting Reversible Contraception
August 2016
Hospital-Based Triage of Obstetric Patients
July 2016
Refusal of Medically Recommended Treatment During Pregnancy
June 2016
Guidelines for Adolescent Health Research
June 2016
The Use of Vaginal Estrogen in Women With a History of Estrogen-Dependent Breast Cancer
March 2016
Family Building Through Gestational Surrogacy
March 2016
Concerns Regarding Social Media and Health Issues in Adolescents and Young Adults
February 2016
Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, and Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infections in Obstetrician–Gynecologists
February 2016
The Obstetric and Gynecologic Hospitalist
February 2016
Magnesium Sulfate Use in Obstetrics
January 2016
Menstrual Manipulation for Adolescents With Physical and Developmental Disabilities
August 2016
2015
Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Obstetrics and Gynecology
December 2015
Menstruation in Girls and Adolescents: Using the Menstrual Cycle as a Vital Sign
December 2015
Ethical Considerations for Including Women as Research Participants
November 2015
Increasing Access to Contraceptive Implants and Intrauterine Devices to Reduce Unintended Pregnancy
October 2015
Identification and Referral of Maternal Genetic Conditions in Pregnancy
October 2015
The Apgar Score
October 2015
Alcohol Abuse and Other Substance Use Disorders: Ethical Issues in Obstetric and Gynecologic Practice
June 2015
Management of Women With Phenylketonuria
June 2015
Endometrial Intraepithelial Neoplasia
May 2015
Management of Women With Dense Breasts Diagnosed by Mammography
March 2015
Health Care for Unauthorized Immigrants
March 2015
Robotic Surgery in Gynecology
March 2015
Cervical Cancer Screening in Low-Resource Settings
February 2015
Access to Contraception
January 2015
End-of-Life Decision Making
January 2015
Gynecologic Surgery in the Obese Woman
January 2015
Patient Safety and Health Information Technology
January 2015
2014
Management of Pregnant Women With Presumptive Exposure to Listeria monocytogenes
December 2014
Abortion Training and Education
November 2014
Increasing Access to Abortion
November 2014
Chronic Antithrombotic Therapy and Gynecologic Surgery
October 2014
Options for Prevention and Management of Heavy Menstrual Bleeding in Adolescent Patients Undergoing Cancer Treatment
August 2014
Primary Ovarian Insufficiency in Adolescents and Young Women
July 2014
Tamoxifen and Uterine Cancer
June 2014
Depot Medroxyprogesterone Acetate and Bone Effects
June 2014
Evaluation of Uncomplicated Stress Urinary Incontinence in Women Before Surgical Treatment
June 2014
Preexposure Prophylaxis for the Prevention of Human Immunodeficiency Virus
May 2014
Routine Human Immunodeficiency Virus Screening
May 2014
Labor Induction or Augmentation and Autism
May 2014
The Initial Reproductive Health Visit
May 2014
Adolescent Confidentiality and Electronic Health Records
May 2014
Female Age-Related Fertility Decline
March 2014
Preparing for Clinical Emergencies in Obstetrics and Gynecology
March 2014
Challenges for Overweight and Obese Women
March 2014
Health Disparities in Rural Women
February 2014
Effective Patient–Physician Communication
February 2014
Oocyte Cryopreservation
January 2014
2013
Von Willebrand Disease in Women
December 2013
Addressing Health Risks of Noncoital Sexual Activity
December 2013
Elective Surgery and Patient Choice
November 2013
Definition of Term Pregnancy
November 2013
Exposure to Toxic Environmental Agents
October 2013
Health Care for Homeless Women
October 2013
Oral Health Care During Pregnancy and Through the Lifespan
August 2013
Breastfeeding in Underserved Women: Increasing Initiation and Continuation of Breastfeeding
August 2013
Elder Abuse and Women’s Health
July 2013
Hormone Therapy and Heart Disease
June 2013
Ethical Issues in Pandemic Influenza Planning Concerning Pregnant Women
May 2013
Ethical Issues With Vaccination for the Obstetrician–Gynecologist
May 2013
Postmenopausal Estrogen Therapy: Route of Administration and Risk of Venous Thromboembolism
April 2013
Management of Acute Abnormal Uterine Bleeding in Nonpregnant Reproductive-Aged Women
April 2013
Reproductive and Sexual Coercion
February 2013
Weight Gain During Pregnancy
January 2013
Coping With the Stress of Medical Professional Liability Litigation
January 2013
Benefits to Women of Medicaid Expansion Through the Affordable Care Act
January 2013
2012
Tracking and Reminder Systems
December 2012
Health Care for Women in the Military and Women Veterans
December 2012
Risk of Venous Thromboembolism Among Users of Drospirenone-Containing Oral Contraceptive Pills
November 2012
Professional Relationships With Industry
November 2012
Improving Medication Safety
August 2012
Compounded Bioidentical Menopausal Hormone Therapy
August 2012
Lead Screening During Pregnancy and Lactation
August 2012
Reproductive Health Care for Incarcerated Women and Adolescent Females
August 2012
Access to Postpartum Sterilization
July 2012
Adoption
June 2012
Re-entering the Practice of Obstetrics and Gynecology
May 2012
Health Care for Lesbians and Bisexual Women
May 2012
Communication Strategies for Patient Handoffs
February 2012
Intimate Partner Violence
February 2012
Health Care for Urban American Indian and Alaska Native Women
January 2012
2011
Health Care for Transgender Individuals
December 2011
Ethical Ways for Physicians to Market a Practice
November 2011
Health Care for Pregnant and Postpartum Incarcerated Women and Adolescent Females
November 2011
Tobacco Use and Women’s Health
September 2011
At-Risk Drinking and Alcohol Dependence: Obstetric and Gynecologic Implications
August 2011
Adult Manifestations of Childhood Sexual Abuse
August 2011
Professional Responsibilities in Obstetric–Gynecologic Medical Education and Training
August 2011
Maternal–Fetal Intervention and Fetal Care Centers
August 2011
Vitamin D: Screening and Supplementation During Pregnancy
July 2011
Partnering With Patients to Improve Safety
May 2011
Performance Enhancing Anabolic Steroid Abuse in Women
April 2011
Family History as a Risk Assessment Tool
March 2011
Methamphetamine Abuse in Women of Reproductive Age
March 2011
Empathy in Women’s Health Care
March 2011
Substance Abuse Reporting and Pregnancy: The Role of the Obstetrician–Gynecologist
January 2011
2010
Patient Safety in the Surgical Environment
September 2010
Moderate Caffeine Consumption During Pregnancy
August 2010
Preparing for Disasters: Perspectives on Women
June 2010
Magnesium Sulfate Before Anticipated Preterm Birth for Neuroprotection
March 2010
Forming a Just Health Care System
March 2010
2009
Patient Safety in Obstetrics and Gynecology
December 2009
Informed Consent*
August 2009
Community Involvement and Volunteerism
July 2009
Induced Abortion and Breast Cancer Risk
June 2009
Misoprostol for Postabortion Care
February 2009
Motivational Interviewing: A Tool for Behavior Change
January 2009
2008
Ethical Issues in Genetic Testing
June 2008
2007
Human Immunodeficiency Virus*
December 2007
Ethical Decision Making in Obstetrics and Gynecology*
December 2007
The Limits of Conscientious Refusal in Reproductive Medicine
November 2007
Expert Testimony*
August 2007
Brand Versus Generic Oral Contraceptives
August 2007
Seeking and Giving Consultation*
May 2007
Patient Testing: Ethical Issues in Selection and Counseling
April 2007
2006
Innovative Practice: Ethical Guidelines
December 2006
2005
Elective Coincidental Appendectomy
November 2005
2002
Avoiding Inappropriate Clinical Decisions Based on False-Positive Human Chorionic Gonadotropin Test Results
November 2002
Obstetric Management of Patients with Spinal Cord Injuries
September 2002
2001
Coding Responsibility
January 2001
Inappropriate Reimbursement Practices by Third-Party Payers
January 2001
1998
Tubal Ligation with Cesarean Delivery
August 1998