Browsing: OB/GYN

Contraceptive use increases the risk of enlarged hepatocellular adenomas and significant bleeding. When screening for medical history and medication lists, emergency physicians should ask women with a
Ovarian torsion, marked by pelvic and abdominal pain and considered a surgical emergency, can be difficult to diagnose but should not be overlooked, especially among pediatric patients.
Although rare, complications with IUDs do occur and can require quick diagnosis and urgent management, particularly when involving complete perforation. Emergency physicians should consider IUD compli
When a pregnant woman, especially at 14 to 16 weeks gestation, shows signs of acute urinary retention, consider retroverted incarcerated uterus as a potential cause.
A new study shows how firearm restrictions reduce the deaths of pregnant women and new mothers. The Health Policy Journal Club highlights what that can mean for emergency medicine.
Hemoperitoneum during pregnancy is an emergent condition that places the mother and fetus at risk.
Management of a pregnant trauma patient can be challenging, you must be aware of the anatomical and physiological changes of pregnancy in addition to the clinical implications these changes have in a
Preeclampsia is a life-threatening obstetric condition on a spectrum of hypertensive disorders in pregnancy. Can you determine which rare complicating factor is at play in this case?
Emergency contraception is a key intervention when treating sexual assault survivors. Two options are currently underutilized in the ED: ulipristal acetate and copper intrauterine device.
Failure to appropriately manage this increasingly common pathology leads to significant morbidity and mortality. Are you prepared to step in and help?