Interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome can easily be overlooked for conditions such as overactive bladder, urinary tract infection (UTI), vaginitis, pelvic floor disorders, or endometriosis.
October 2021 Vol. 9 No. 5
Case Study: Acute Abdominal Pain at 31 Weeks’ Gestation
Conservative measures to manage acute appendicitis without surgery can be an acceptable choice for pregnant women meeting appropriate criteria.
Design and Implementation of a Virtual Procedural Skills Training
Virtual workshops are increasingly becoming a popular venue for continuing education (CE) opportunities to maintain and expand skills for routine in-office procedures.
Enabling Healthy Sexuality and Intimacy for Individuals With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Sexuality education is often avoided in youth with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Implementing Bundled HPV Immunization Strategies to Reduce Missed Opportunities
Despite the availability of a well-studied, safe, and effective vaccine, the national HPV vaccination coverage is below 50% among adolescents and the rates continue to lag among US military members.
Intrahepatic Cholestasis of Pregnancy: New Insights on an Old Issue
Although ICP poses minimal health risks for the pregnant person, it carries significant risk to the fetus.
Pessary Use in Pelvic Organ Prolapse
Pessaries are a safe and potentially long-term intervention for women with symptomatic pelvic organ prolapse.
Promoting Fertility Awareness to Improve the Appropriate Use of Infertility Treatment: Considerations for the Access to Infertility Treatment and Care Act
A bill in Congress would require private health insurance plans that cover obstetric services to also cover infertility treatments such as in vitro fertilization.
Trauma-informed Care Part 2: Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Individuals
Data suggest that 24% of transgender people experience unequal treatment in healthcare environments.