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DI Referral Guidelines - Obstetrics and Gynaecology

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Guideline

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Canadian Association of Radiologists

Looking for information about clinical and diagnostic investigations appropriate for obstetrics and gynaecology, including screening in pregnancy and ovarian cysts?

 

The Canadian Association of Radiologists supports your decision making by summarizing investigations indicated in these circumstances.

Tags: Diagnostic Imaging, Obstetrics/Gynecology

Breast and Ovarian Cancer Risk Categories

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Clinical Tool

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

How does a patient’s family history factor into their risk of breast cancer?

 

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) created this reference that includes information on how you can consider family history in your breast cancer assessment. View the reference to determine if you need to reconsider how you factor in family history in breast cancer assessments.

Tags: Cancer Screening, Obstetrics/Gynecology

#287 How to Slow the Flow: NSAIDs for ´╗┐Heavy Menstrual Bleeding

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PEER Tools for Practice

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PEER Tools for Practice

What role do non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) play with managing heavy menstrual bleeding?

 

This PEER Tool for Practice provides the evidence of impact for NSAIDs in managing heavy menstrual bleeding. Consider reading this article when deciding treatment for heavy menstrual bleeding.

Tags: Obstetrics/Gynecology

#308 Can It Stay or Must It Go? Extended Use of Intrauterine Devices

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PEER Tools for Practice

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PEER Tools for Practice

Are IUDs safe for your patients beyond recommended use durations?

 

This PEER Tool for Practice presents evidence that IUDs have demonstrated efficacy and safety for up to two years after approved duration of use. The guidelines suggest that 1 year of replacement deferral is reasonable, along with patient-informed discussion.

Tags: Obstetrics/Gynecology

#315 The LARC (long-acting reversible contraception) Song: Is the etonogestrel implant a hit?

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PEER Tools for Practice

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PEER Tools for Practice

How does the etonogestrel implant (Nexplanon®) compare to other long-acting reversible contraception?

 

This PEER Tool for Practice provides the latest evidence on the etonogestrel implant (Nexplanon®) for contraception, as compared to the low-dose levonorgestrel intrauterine device. Refer to this article if you need support for conversations around long-acting and reversible contraception.

Tags: Obstetrics/Gynecology, Sexuality/Sexual Health

#320 Oh Baby: Combined oral contraceptives during breastfeeding

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PEER Tools for Practice

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PEER Tools for Practice

Do combined oral contraceptives (COCs) affect breastfeeding or infant outcomes?

 

This PEER Tool for Practice provides the latest evidence for whether COCs lower rates of exclusive breastfeeding or infant weight at 90 days postpartum. Refer to this article when considering COCs vs progestin-only methods to treat your patients who desire early postpartum contraception.

Tags: Medication Management, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Perinatal Care