Posts in:October, 2016

Are OB/GYN Residents Getting Enough Surgical Training?

Posted October 20, 2016 by Stacy Bolzenius

Undergoing surgical training in OB/GYN residency is an important part of preparing for a career in this area of medicine. However, there has been a growing concern over whether the amount of training residents are receiving these days is enough. Gynecology residents have a certain amount of training time for surgery just as they had in the past, but there are now more developments in surgical procedures, techniques and technology to learn and master. 

Eliminating Confusion Over Links Between Induced Labor and Autism

Posted October 6, 2016 by Stacy Bolzenius

Over time, investigations into the causes of autism spectrum disorder have brought some alarming correlations to light. Researchers studying the incidence of the neurological condition noticed a higher number of cases diagnosed in children of mothers who had induced labor to deliver their babies. The results caused a ripple of alarm in the medical obstetrics community who note that inducing labor has a number of legitimate uses in protecting women’s health and keeping babies safe during the birth process. The questions raised Continue reading…