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Remembering Our Editors-in-Chief
MMuch of the credit for both establishing The Female Patient and guiding it through its infancy and formative years goes to its initial Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Hugh Barber. The year 1976 was noteworthy for a number of events, including Jimmy Carter... More

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Abandoning Preconception Care: IOM’s Tragic Error

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In the heated debate surrounding health care reform, the severe blow dealt by the Institute of Medicine (IOM) to preconception care has gone virtually unnoticed. Preconception care was the only element that the IOM rejected from the list of... More

Midlife Weight Management

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Midlife Weight Management

Women frequently become overweight or obese during the menopause transition years. Over 65% of women aged 45 to 55 years and 70% of women aged 55 to 75 years are overweight. Using body mass index classification, 40% of these women are... More

Lipid Rescue in Obstetrics

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Lipid Rescue in Obstetrics

Local anesthetic systemic toxicity may affect the central nervous and the cardiovascular systems resulting in seizures, alteration of mental status, depressed myocardial function, and cardiopulmonary arrest unresponsive to usual resuscitation... More

Evidence-based Recommendations for Abnormal Uterine Bleeding: Hysterectomy versus Alternative Therapy

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Evidence-based Recommendations for Abnormal Uterine Bleeding: Hysterectomy versus Alternative Therapy

A 42-year-old woman, para 2, with a history of sterilization, is frustrated with her heavy and prolonged menstrual periods. She is having difficulty maintaining her active lifestyle. She finally decides to see her gynecologist. Her work-up,... More

Diagnosis and Treatment of the Non–Sex-related Symptoms of Vulvovaginal Atrophy

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Diagnosis and Treatment of the Non–Sex-related Symptoms of Vulvovaginal Atrophy

Vulvovaginal atrophy is a common, chronic disorder that affects many postmenopausal women. Bothersome symptoms, including dryness, itching, irritation, incontinence, and recurrent UTIs, can be safely and effectively managed with the use of... More

MOC Preparation: Maternal Valvular Heart Disease in Pregnancy

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MOC Preparation: Maternal Valvular Heart Disease in Pregnancy

Beginning in 2008, anyone who became board certified in general obstetrics-gynecology since 1986 is required to register for the Maintenance of Certification (MOC) examination. Part III is the Cognitive Expertise portion of the MOC process-a... More

Remembering Our Editors-in-Chief

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Remembering Our Editors-in-Chief

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