To commemorate Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month in March, The Center for Women's Gastrointestinal Health at Women & Infants Hospital, in association with the Partnership to Reduce Cancer in Rhode Island and the American Cancer Society, will host an education and awareness event.
Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialist Co-Authors Obstetric Care Consensus
Dr. Dwight J. Rouse has co-authored the first in a new, joint series called “Obstetric Care Consensus” that is being introduced by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM). This issue addresses the rapid increase in cesarean birth rates and outlines a multifaceted approach that addresses indications for primary cesarean delivery.
Dr. Brenna Anderson Contributes to Clinical Expert Series on Group A Strep Infection in Pregnancy
Dr. Brenna Anderson, director of the Women’s Infectious Diseases Consultative Service, has published an article as part of a Clinical Expert Series in the April 2014 edition of Obstetrics & Gynecology, now available online. The article, entitled “Puerperal Group A Streptococcal (GAS) Infection: Beyond Semmelweiss,” offers a description of the recommended approach to diagnosing and treating GAS in pregnant and postpartum women.
CNE Talks (Your) Health - What is Autism?
It seems that cases of autism are on the rise. This leaves many parents wondering, “What is autism, and are there any signs or symptoms that I should be watching for?” According to Todd Levine, MD, with Women & Infants’ Center for Children and Families, “The diagnosis of an ASD is made after a thorough review of each child’s medical and developmental history along with observations of behavior and function.” Read more
Raymond O. Powrie, MD, FRCP(C), FACP, underscored his belief in the “team approach” by drawing together a multidisciplinary group to edit an international textbook on medical disorders in obstetric patients.
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