The 5th IVI International Congress: Reproductive Medicine and Beyond by ComtecMed 04-Apr-13 to 06-Apr-13 Seville , SPAIN (GYN - Contraception & Reproductive Health)
2013 AIUM Annual Convention by American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine 06-Apr-13 to 10-Apr-13 New York (New York Marriott Marquis Hotel) , NY USA (CME - Medical Education)
Manejo clínico y terapéutico de la esterilidad. Segundo curso online by Fundacio Dexeus Salud de la Mujer 09-Apr-13 to 31-May-13 online , SPAIN(gynecology)
Pediatric Nursing: Care of the Hospitalized Child by Continuing Education Inc. 10-Apr-13 to 13-Apr-13 Anaheim (Hyatt Regency Orange County) , CA USA (CME - Obstetrics, Gynecology & Women's Health)
Medicina fetal Curso-Taller. Curso de Nivel I y II de la SESEGO by Fundacio Dexeus Salud de la Mujer 15-Apr-13 to 17-Apr-13 Barcelona (Auditorio Salud de la Mujer Dexeus) , SPAIN (OB - Maternal Fetal Medicine)
Female Urology & Urogynecology Symposium (FUUS) by Quadrant HealthCom, Inc 18-Apr-13 to 20-Apr-13 Las Vegas (ARIA) , NV USA (CME - Obstetrics, Gynecology & Women's Health)
Female Urology and Urogynecology Symposium (FUUS) 2013 by Quadrant HealthCom, Inc 18-Apr-13 to 20-Apr-13 Las Vegas (ARIA) , NV USA (CME - Obstetrics, Gynecology & Women's Health)
What steps should you take to avoid being sued? The answer to this all important question can be heard in this video, which stars Skip Simpson, a nationally recognized attorney who has spent his career litigating medical malpractice case More »
Identification of peripheral vascular disease by angiography in patients undergoing coronary angiography may be considered as malpractice but sometimes seems to be justified under clear entry criteria. The present mata-analysis is aimed to analyze the appropriateness and results of screening angiography of subclavian or abdominal aorta performed at the time of coronary angiography.|A search of published literature for peripheral angiography in patients undergoing coronary angiography over the last 10 years was performed using the MEDLINE database. No language restriction was employed. Only studies enrolling more than 100 patients for abdominal aortography and 50 patients for subclavian/internal mammary artery angiography were considered. Reference lists from identified studies were also reviewed to identify other potentially relevant references.|Twenty-nine studies were retrieved: 8 articles about subclavian artery (SA) and internal mammary (IMA) angiography and 21 about renal (RA)
The primary purpose of a Consensus Conference is to provide informed guidance on treatment decisions, assisting clinicians to make the optimal therapeutic choice for the patient, and providing protection against unjustified malpractice actions. The First American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) Consensus Conference took place in 1985 and, using a systematic approach, provided recommendations for anti-thrombotic therapy based on published studies, and graded those recommendations on the level of clinical evidence. The European Consensus Conference was convened in 1991 to build on this process. During this period, the main developments included the introduction and widespread use of new thromboprophylactic agents such as low-molecular-weight heparins, and improved risk assessment, including an awareness that outpatients and general medical patients may also be at risk. Subsequently, the recommendations have been carefully reviewed and updated by experts who represent the extensive
Developmental dysplasia of the hip is the preferred term to describe the condition in which the femoral head has an abnormal relationship to the acetabulum. Developmental dysplasia of the hip includes frank dislocation (luxation), partial dislocation (subluxation), instability wherein the femoral head comes in and out of the socket, and an array of radiographic abnormalities that reflect inadequate formation of the acetabulum. Because many of these findings may not be present at birth, the term developmental more accurately reflects the biologic features than does the term congenital. The disorder is uncommon. The earlier a dislocated hip is detected, the simpler and more effective is the treatment. Despite newborn screening programs, dislocated hips continue to be diagnosed later in infancy and childhood,(1-11) in some instances delaying appropriate therapy and leading to a substantial number of malpractice claims. The objective of this guideline is to reduce the number of dislocated
the trial publication compared with the trial protocol and the raw data, which would increase the likelihood that any malpractice was detected; the efficiency of healthcare research would be much improved,
MOC with financial incentives/reimbursement Federation of State Medical Boards Remove duplicate requirements; demonstrate how MOC meets 6 core competencies Malpractice Carriers Reduce malpractice premiums ( the Doctors Companyin
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Morcellation of the Uterus is an oncologically flawed and dangerous practice. It is incredible that the gynecological community is accepting the practice as safe. For example, the incidence of occult leiomyosarcoma is 1/400 in women who undergo hysterectomy for presumed benign fibroid disease. Morcellation leads to conversion of an early stage, contained and potentially curable uterine cancers to a deadly stage 4 cancer; that is, sarcomatosis or carcinomatosis. Morcellation is virtually never part of the informed consent process. And even if it was, the incidence of occult uterine malignancy makes it a disastrous and unethical technique. Please refer to the following link to a petition to place an immediate moratorium on this terrible practice. It is your ethical responsibility to explore this issue and help stop it: https://www.change.o...ve-hysterectomy
Has anyone tried FetalGrowth app (App Store for iPhone/iPad) ? I'm interested in using a simple and handy tool to calculate fetal percentiles, and I came across this app, which seems it does the job (plots growth charts, as well). I haven't seen anything else, besides this app, so I was wondering if there are people who have already tried it.
’Scientists have somehow missed definitions of gender in human beings,” states Dr. Makarand Fulzele. Insights gained from years of practice as surgeon makes him wonder if indeed we have overlooked facts staring in our face. Nature has a tendency to hide many secrets but at the same time it provides enough clues to unravel its mysteries. Dr. Fulzele picks up loose threads from life to stitch together the theory that man is an extension of woman in his new book, “Man Is the Extension of Woman: Know the Ultimate Truth about Yourself” (published by iUniverse). Dr. Fulzele’s book explores similarities between men and women against the backdrop of their genetic differences, physical variations, and emotional and intellectual dissimilarities. Dr. Fulzele who is a successful surgeon further explains in his book: The main hypothesis I discuss in this book is that, if a woman lives long enough she will be converted into a man physically. A similar thing can also be stated about man. It is wrong to categorize humankind into two genders as it implicates that they are extremely dissimilar and physically opposite to each other. I try to prove that man and woman are just two different stages of one developmental process. And physically they are very similar. The ideas presented may sound unconventional but Dr. Fulzele implores readers to consider his point of view with an open mind. “Your world will not change if you do not agree with me. But if you agree with me, how does it change your world? If more people agree with you and me, how does it change our world? The possibilities are limitless.” About the Author Dr. Makarand Fulzele is a successful surgeon and medical superintendent of a government hospital in Mumbai. He enjoys tapping into hidden and mysterious regions of the human mind, where many strange thoughts occur and get ignored. He is also the author of “Rainbow,” a book similarly dedicated to the spirit of light.
Nasal Surgery is the most common approach of open rhinoplasty. It is performed through incisions on the inside of the nose, as well as a single 4 or 5 mm external incision on the undersurface of the narrow area between the two nostrils. It is a reliable procedure that can dramatically improve the appearance and balance of your face.To know more..
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Many thanks for your interest in the FetalGrowth app, it was a surprise for us to see the post Carlos has started, and those many follow-ups ! We would like to make some comments regarding our app:
Why Fetalgrowth app, in the first place? Most ultrasound equipments that compute fetal weight percentiles and most charts and calculators available on the internet rely on basic statistical models and have quite limited accuracy. This is fine for example in normal pregnancies where say, one chart gives you a figure of 40% ptile while another gives you, 60%. You 'll know you are dealing with a more or less normal fetal weight. But what happens when one calculator gives you 5% and another 25%? You will surely want to rely on a tool as accurate as possible to be certain you deal with a Small for Gestational Age case or not. In such cases Fetalgrowth will be of much help as it is an accurate tool using fully customized statistical models (you will need to input more info but calculation will be more reliable).
Customization is provided for several countries such as Spain, Sweden, Netherlands, Ireland, UK, USA, Australia, etc. If interested to include a model of your country and may provide us with pregnancies statistics for that country, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Just to make sure, we will detail a bit what is actually required to add a model for a new country. We need some data (nation-wide statistics) regarding pregnancies in that country. Namely, we need a list of singleton pregnancies and twins pregnancies with the following data (this is the minimum information required):
- Mother's age - Maternal Ethnicity - Maternal Parity - Maternal Height - Maternal Weight at booking - Gestation (weeks,days) - Baby's weight at birth - Fetus Gender
We need to know if the mother suffered certain conditions that could have affected fetal development and if the pregnancy was normal or not.
A minimum of 1000 singleton cases and at least 200 twins cases would be needed to design the statistial model of birthweight and based on this model implement the calculator and growth charts.
It must not have come as a surprise to professional billers and coders that the complexities around OBGYN are beginning to take a toll on OBGYN care providers’ finances. Understanding the complexities of OBGYN, any expert will admit, is not easy as there are various rules as well as exceptions together with multiple codes for a range of medical billing services and phases involved in OBGYN. http://www.medicalbi...x?ArticleId=429
CC is a 31 year old primigravida who was referred for ultrasound at a community hospital due to suspected cardiac anomalies noted on a screening sonogram at her doctor's office. Due to concern about a probable cardiac abnormality an amniocentesis was performed at the local hospital.
Mayer-Rokitansky-Kuster-Hauser (MRKH) syndrome affects at least 1 in 4500 female births.1 The syndrome consists of vaginal aplasia with other müllerian duct abnormalities. The characteristic feature of MRKH syndrome is congenital absence or underdevelopment of the upper vagina and uterus; it is rarely associated with unilateral renal agenesis, ectopia, or horseshoe kidney.
How Physicians Can Manage Unexpected Free Time Jennifer Frank, MD, October 22, 2013 Whether you have an unexpected patient no-show, or two hours before bed, figuring out how to spend spurts of free time can be a work-life balance stressor.