obstetrics

GBS Screening: An update on guidelines and methodsAn overview of rapid screening and augmented screening techniques that impact sensitivity and a look at potential opportunities for appropriate antibiotic prophylaxis against neonatal infection.
Ob/gyn neglects to read test results; infant is exposed to HSV
Overweight, obese pregnant women have higher risk of very early delivery
Universal or selective cervical length screening?Doing nothing is no longer an option, say the authors. Cervical length assessment should be provided to a larger population of women to identify and treat those with cervical shortening.
Debating cervical length measurement to predict and prevent preterm birthTwo physicians discuss the pros and cons of universal assessment for ob/gyns and their patients.