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Stay connected to changing data, guidelines on contraception

June 28, 2017

PHILADELPHIA — Although contraception options may seem boilerplate, health care providers should to stay up to date on the latest contraception guidelines, according to a presenter here at the annual meeting of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.

“As any kind of prescriber, you want to minimize risk for you and for your patient. The longer you practice, the more important that it is to be very careful,” Mimi Secor, a DNP, FNP-BC, FAAN, based in North Attleboro, Massachusetts, told attendees.

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Stay connected to changing data, guidelines on contraception

June 28, 2017
PHILADELPHIA — Although contraception options may seem boilerplate, health care providers should to stay up to date on the latest contraception…

In the Journals

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Pregnant woman at high risk for preterm preeclampsia who were treated with low-dose aspirin developed preeclampsia less often than those treated with…

Meeting News

Diabetes should be discussed with women of reproductive age

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PHILADELPHIA — No matter the reason a woman of reproductive age with diabetes goes to see a medical professional, her diabetes must be part of…

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Acupuncture ineffective in treating infertility

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Among Chinese women with polycystic ovary syndrome, the use of acupuncture with or without clomiphene did not increase live births, compared with…

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