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Aug 1, 2020 - Continuous electronic fetal monitoring was developed to screen for signs of hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy, cerebral palsy, and impending fetal death during labor. Because these events have a low prevalence, continuous electronic fetal monitoring has a false-positive rate of 99%. The ...
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Sep 1, 2020 - Placental alpha macroglobulin-1 (PartoSure) is an immunoassay that measures the presence of placental alpha macroglobulin-1 (PAMG-1). PartoSure is used to assess the risk of spontaneous preterm birth and may be a useful adjunct to determine which patients with threatened preterm labor ...
American Family Physician : Diagnostic Tests: What Physicians Need to Know
Jul 15, 2020 - The USPSTF recommends against screening for bacterial vaginosis in pregnant persons who are not at increased risk for preterm delivery.
American Family Physician : U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
Jul 15, 2020 - Family physicians can prevent congenital syphilis by following national screening guidelines; taking accurate, detailed sexual histories; providing evidence-based interventions to people who use injection drugs; and advocating to reduce structural barriers to care.
American Family Physician : Editorials
Jun 1, 2020 - Fetal fibronectin testing may reduce preterm birth, although the evidence is not strong enough to recommend regular testing.
American Family Physician : Cochrane for Clinicians
Aug 1, 2020 - << Previous article Next article >> Aug 1, 2020 Issue Medicine by the Numbers A Collaboration of TheNNT.com and AFP Fetal Fibronectin Testing in Threatened Preterm Labor DEAN A. SEEHUSEN, MD, MPH, and MARK SCHWADE, BS Am Fam Physician. 2020 Aug 1;102(3):145-146. Details for This...
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