OB/GYN 1202 - OB/GYN Clinical Alert - Feb 01, 2008

Target Audience:

This activity is intended for the obstetrician and gynecologist.

Accreditation:

AHC Media is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation:

AHC Media designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Faculty

Editor
Leon Speroff, MD
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Oregon Health and Science University
Portland

Peer Reviewer
Catherine Leclair, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of OB/GYN
Oregon Health and Science University
Portland

Associate Editors
Alison Edelman, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor
Assistant Director of the Family Planning Fellowship Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Oregon Health & Science University
Portland

Frank W. Ling, MD
Clinical Professor
Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Nashville

John C. Hobbins, MD
Professor and Chief of Obstetrics
University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
Denver

Subjects:

  • Latest National Estimates of Contraceptive Failure
  • More Can Be Dangerous: Computed Tomography and Radiation Exposure
  • Induced and Spontaneous Abortion and Breast Cancer Risk
  • Relationship between hysterectomy and urinary incontinence
  • Progesterone and the Prevention of Preterm Labor

Objectives:

  • To present the latest data regarding diagnosis and treatment of various diseases affecting women, including cancer, sexually transmitted diseases, and osteoporosis
  • To present new data concerning prenatal care and complications, as well as neonatal health
  • To discuss the pros, cons, and cost-effectiveness of new testing procedures

Financial Disclosure:

OB/GYN Clinical Alert’s Editor, Leon Speroff, MD, is a consultant for Warner Chilcott.

Peer Reviewer Catherine Leclair, MD, Associate Editors Alison Edelman, MD, MPH, Frank W. Ling, MD, and John C. Hobbins, MD, report no financial relationship to this field of study.

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