Rule out pregnancy before starting a hormonal contraceptive or insert an IUD: The Pregnancy Checklist.
Use the pregnancy checklist to rule out pregnancy before you provide hormonal contraceptives or an IUD.

Rule out pregnancy before starting a hormonal contraceptive or insert an IUD: The Pregnancy Checklist.

We recommend that family planning providers rule out pregnancy before they start any woman on a hormonal contraceptive or an intrauterine device (IUD). Hormonal contraceptives include combined oral contraceptives, progestin-only…

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Cervical cancer: Revised FIGO staging.
Cervical cancer development image. Detailed vector illustration with uterus and cervix carcinoma stages. Biology, anatomy, medicine, physiology and healthcare scientific concept. Source: Herzliya Medical Centre

Cervical cancer: Revised FIGO staging.

Cervical cancer is the fourth commonest cancer in the world. It, is, however, the second commonest amongst women in low and middle-income countries. 85% of the estimated 567,847 new cases…

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Use of oral antihypertensives in severe hypertension in pregnancy: There’s compelling evidence from a new study.

Thomas Easterling et al. conducted an open-label, randomized controlled trial to assess the efficacy and safety of three oral antihypertensives in treating severe hypertension in pregnancy in a low-resource setting…

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Hydropic abortion: A differential diagnosis of complete and partial hydatidiform moles you ought to know.
Hydropic abortion

Hydropic abortion: A differential diagnosis of complete and partial hydatidiform moles you ought to know.

Extensive overlap exists in the histologic appearance of partial and complete moles that even experienced pathologists can have difficulty differentiating them. More issues arise when the tissues under analysis are…

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