Browsing: OB/GYN

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Emergency physicians should maintain a high degree of suspicion for anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis (ANMDARE) and ovarian teratomas in young female patients presenting acutely with psychiatric symptom
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Our case report supports the importance of maintaining a high clinical suspicion for intracranial hemorrhage when a postpartum female presents to the emergency department with acute neurological sympt
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IPV and HT are major causes of morbidity and mortality in the United States. Many victims will seek medical care, often in the ED. This puts emergency physicians in a position to identify and help vic
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It is typical for a patient to have side effects after a medical abortion. Differentiating expected versus significant adverse events is crucial to providing proper treatment. Patient education prior
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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
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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.
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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.
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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
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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.
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Hemoperitoneum during pregnancy is an emergent condition that places the mother and fetus at risk.