OB/GYN 1210 - OB/GYN Clinical Alert - Oct 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

Robert L. Coleman, MD
Associate Professor
University of Texas; M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Houston
John C. Hobbins, MD
Professor and Chief of Obstetrics
University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
Denver

Author
Bliss Kaneshiro, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor
University of Hawaii
Honolulu

Subjects:

  • The Effect of Prior Use of Hormone Therapy on Breast Cancer Survival
  • Bone Loss Is Reversible in Women of All Ages After Discontinuation of Depot Medroxyprogesterone Acetate Injectable Contraception
  • Tibolone Fracture Trial
  • Müllerian Carcinosarcoma: Unique Neoplasm?
  • A Comparison of Speculum and Non-speculum Collection Methods of Cervicovaginal Specimens for Fetal Fibronectin Testing

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, Robert L. Coleman, MD, and John C. Hobbins, MD, report no financial relationship to this field of study. Author Bliss Kaneshiro, MD, MPH, receives research support from Wyeth Pharmaceuticals and the Society of Family Planning.

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