Barriers to Incontinence Treatment

October 1, 2014no responses, by: Women Health Center, Tags:

A recent qualitative focus-group study has found that there are a number of barriers leading to lack of treatment for incontinence. Fear of treatment and lack of knowledge were the top 2 problems. Other barriers were a belief that incontinence is a normal part of aging and provider barriers. “Even …

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Best practice on the use of Long Term HRT

October 1, 2014no responses, by: Women Health Center, Tags:

All of us are confronted by the patient how has been on Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) for some time and does not want to go off it. Long-term use of (HRT) is certainly controversial. If we combine medical evidence and clinical experience we can provide some guidance for the next …

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Morcellation, To be or not to be?

October 1, 2014no responses, by: Women Health Center, Tags:

In October 2013, Amy Reed, MD, PhD, underwent a hysterectomy procedure involving morcellation at Brigham & Women’s Hospital in Boston for what was presumed to be benign fibroids. All went fine until about 1 week later, when Dr. Reed, an anesthesiologist at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital in Boston, received a …

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