New guideline recommendations indicate that the only unequivocal indications for screening and treatment of asymptomatic bacteriuria are pregnancy and undergoing endoscopic urologic procedures associated with mucosal injury.
Domestic violence and abuse is a national and global healthcare problem with massive consequences, affecting men, women, and children. Awareness, recognition, and resource allocation, in addition to trauma management, is an important aspect of emergent care of the trauma patient possibly injured in a domestic violence incident.
During the past 20 years, suicide has become recognized as a major public health concern. Focused medical assessment and suicide risk assessment in the emergency department can help determine whether a mental health consultation is required and whether patients need hospitalization.
Pregnant women should be tested for infection at first provider visit
October 25, 2018
Cases of congenital syphilis have more than doubled since 2013, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. All pregnant women should visit a healthcare provider as soon as possible to be tested for syphilis, but one test may not be enough to catch all cases.
A new committee opinion issued by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, in conjunction with the Women’s Preventive Services Initiative’s rollout of a “Well-Woman Chart,” is designed to help clinicians follow the latest updates for preventive care.
In this randomized, controlled trial of more than 25,000 women, participants with negative high-risk human papillomavirus testing at baseline had rates of CIN 3+ at 48 months that were lower compared to negative liquid-based cytology testing.