Part 2B More on Cesareans and simple explanation of how Auscultation works ~ 2B

by faithgibson November 8, 2021

~ 2B ~ Cesarean Surgery – the “gift” that keeps on giving! Cesarean surgery is the gift that keeps on giving, not only at the time the operation is performed but in all future pregnancies. Unfortunately for 6% of post-cesarean mothers, a downstream complication of their Cesarean surgery is infertility, usually a result of post-operative infections. Life-threatening complications […]

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Part 1A ~ False Association btw continuous EFM & dramatically-increase Cesarean rate ~ a failed strategy that does not prevent cerebral palsy or reduce malpractice suits ~ Part 1A

by faithgibson November 2, 2021

1A ~ Fetal Monitoring: Historic beginnings of America’s obstetrical conundrum — focus on the labor patient or stare at the EFM screen? This series is dedicated to fixing a problem that wastes millions of healthcare dollars every year and results in preventable maternal death. Continuous EFM has no benefit to mother or baby when routinely […]

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The False Association btw EFM & increased use of Cesarean surgery ~ a failed strategy for preventing cerebral palsy or reducing malpractice lawsuits against doctors & hospitals ~ Intro & Overview

by faithgibson November 1, 2021

Originally published March 2019 ~ New Intro & Overview Easy shortcut to share –>    ~ word count 2,866 ~  Identifying the false association (and failed strategy) surrounding the routine use of continuous electronic fetal monitoring (EFM) as the universal standard and the associated increase in Cesarean surgery performed for a ‘non-reassuring’ EFM tracing. […]

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by faithgibson October 15, 2021
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Repost Journal article ~ Diabetes and Race ~ A Historical Perspective

by faithgibson September 9, 2021

  Diabetes and RACE ~ Historical Perspective Am J Public Health. 2011 January; 101(1): 24–33. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2010.202564 PMCID: PMC3000712 PMID: 21148711 Arleen Marcia Tuchman, PhD Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer Abstract Today, US government sources inform us that Native Americans, Blacks, and Hispanics/Latinos run the greatest risk of developing type 2 diabetes. One hundred years ago, however, Jews […]

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