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101. Predictors of health anxiety during pregnancy

Predictors of health anxiety during pregnancy 29963561 2018 11 14 2306-9740 4 2018 mHealth Mhealth Predictors of health anxiety during pregnancy. 16 10.21037/mhealth.2018.04.04 The internet has become a quick, easy and accessible source for health-related information. Women are more likely to search for health information online and this likelihood increases further during pregnancy. Searching online for health-related information can have both positive and negative impacts upon levels (...) of health anxiety during pregnancy. This research initially explored how health impacts heath anxiety during pregnancy. Secondly, the sources of offline support that predict health anxiety and thirdly, how online health seeking behaviour predicts health anxiety. The sample consisted of 159 pregnant women who completed an online questionnaire to investigate significant predictors of health anxiety during pregnancy. Multiple regression analyses showed health anxiety increased during pregnancy when medical

mHealth2018 Full Text: Link to full Text with Trip Pro

102. Successful treatment of pulmonary embolism‐induced cardiac arrest by thrombolysis and targeted temperature management during pregnancy

Successful treatment of pulmonary embolism‐induced cardiac arrest by thrombolysis and targeted temperature management during pregnancy 29988697 2018 11 14 2052-8817 5 3 2018 Jul Acute medicine & surgery Acute Med Surg Successful treatment of pulmonary embolism-induced cardiac arrest by thrombolysis and targeted temperature management during pregnancy. 292-295 10.1002/ams2.345 Thrombolysis for pulmonary embolism and targeted temperature management for cardiac arrest are controversial (...) treatments in pregnancy. A 37-year-old woman at 23 weeks gestation presented with persistent dyspnea. She experienced cardiac arrest soon after arrival at the emergency room. Massive right ventricular dilatation on echocardiography during the transient return of spontaneous circulation suggested pulmonary embolism. We administered recombinant tissue plasminogen activator for suspected pulmonary embolism to successfully resuscitate the patient experiencing refractory cardiac arrest despite heparin

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103. Pregnancy-Induced Perturbation of Urinary Androgenic Steroid Disposition

Pregnancy-Induced Perturbation of Urinary Androgenic Steroid Disposition 29942924 2018 11 14 2472-1972 2 7 2018 Jul 01 Journal of the Endocrine Society J Endocr Soc Pregnancy-Induced Perturbation of Urinary Androgenic Steroid Disposition. 597-608 10.1210/js.2018-00064 To investigate the excretion and conjugation profile of testosterone (T), Epitestosterone (EpiT), and other androgen metabolites in different phases of pregnancy and postpregnancy as a reflection of the "androgenic exposure (...) ." Consecutive recruitment of pregnant women. Maternity outpatient low-risk pregnancy clinic. Seventy-seven pregnant women. Collection of urine for analyses of sulfate (S) and glucuronide (G) conjugates and metabolic ratios of androgens and androgen metabolites using liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry. Excretion profiles and metabolic ratios of G and S conjugates of T, EpiT, dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA), androsterone (A), etiocholanolone (Etio), and dihydrotestosterone in relation to trimester

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104. Compliance with Pregnancy Prevention Recommendations for Isotretinoin in Estonia in 2012–2016

Compliance with Pregnancy Prevention Recommendations for Isotretinoin in Estonia in 2012–2016 29790022 2018 11 14 2199-1154 5 2 2018 Jun Drugs - real world outcomes Drugs Real World Outcomes Compliance with Pregnancy Prevention Recommendations for Isotretinoin in Estonia in 2012-2016. 129-136 10.1007/s40801-018-0135-z Isotretinoin is an effective treatment for severe acne; no alternative treatment has an equal therapeutic effect. The teratogenic effects of isotretinoin can be avoided (...) , and numerous recommendations and regulations are in force to minimize the risk of pregnancy during treatment. To describe isotretinoin prescription patterns for women aged 15-45 years, assess the concomitancy of isotretinoin and contraceptive use, and determine the rate of potential isotretinoin-exposed pregnancies in Estonia. This retrospective, nationwide, population-based, cohort study derived data from national health insurance databases and included female patients aged 15-45 years in Estonia for whom

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105. Oxybenzone Alters Mammary Gland Morphology in Mice Exposed During Pregnancy and Lactation

Oxybenzone Alters Mammary Gland Morphology in Mice Exposed During Pregnancy and Lactation 30057971 2018 11 14 2472-1972 2 8 2018 Aug 01 Journal of the Endocrine Society J Endocr Soc Oxybenzone Alters Mammary Gland Morphology in Mice Exposed During Pregnancy and Lactation. 903-921 10.1210/js.2018-00024 Hormones and endocrine-disrupting chemicals are generally thought to have permanent "organizational" effects when exposures occur during development but not adulthood. Yet, an increasing number (...) of studies have shown that pregnant females are disrupted by endocrine-disrupting chemical exposures, with some effects that are permanent. Here, we examined the long-term effects of exposure to oxybenzone, an estrogenic chemical found in sunscreen and personal care products, on the morphology of the mammary gland in mice exposed during pregnancy and lactation. Female mice were exposed to vehicle or 30, 212, or 3000 µg oxybenzone/kg/d, from pregnancy day 0 until weaning. A nulliparous group, receiving

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109. Exploring the perception of women with epilepsy about pregnancy concerns: a qualitative study

Exploring the perception of women with epilepsy about pregnancy concerns: a qualitative study 29997770 2018 11 14 2008-5842 10 5 2018 May Electronic physician Electron Physician Exploring the perception of women with epilepsy about pregnancy concerns: a qualitative study. 6843-6852 10.19082/6843 Epilepsy is a common neurological disorder in pregnancy, which is associated with increased maternal and fetal adverse outcomes. This study aimed to explore the reproductive healthcare needs of women (...) method. The MAXQDA software, version 2010, was used for the management of data. The data analysis led to the development of two categories. The first one is named 'resilience against threats to safe pregnancy' and has the following subcategories: (1) real physical complications and perceived (mental) conditions due to unwanted pregnancies, (2) the predisposing factors of anxiety related to safe pregnancy, (3) perceived consequences of pregnancy', and (4) the approach to encounter perceived

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110. Subclinical Hypothyroidism in Women Planning Conception and During Pregnancy: Who Should Be Treated and How?

Subclinical Hypothyroidism in Women Planning Conception and During Pregnancy: Who Should Be Treated and How? 29850652 2018 11 14 2472-1972 2 6 2018 Jun 01 Journal of the Endocrine Society J Endocr Soc Subclinical Hypothyroidism in Women Planning Conception and During Pregnancy: Who Should Be Treated and How? 533-546 10.1210/js.2018-00090 Subclinical hypothyroidism (SCH), a mild form of hypothyroidism defined as elevated TSH with normal free thyroxine levels, is a common diagnosis among women (...) of reproductive age. In some, but not all, studies, it has been associated with infertility, an increased risk of adverse pregnancy and neonatal outcomes, and possibly with an increased risk of neurocognitive deficits in offspring. Despite well-established recommendations on treatment of overt hypothyroid pregnant women, a consensus has not yet been reached on whether to treat women with SCH. This review focuses on examining the evidence informing the clinical strategy for using levothyroxine (LT4) in women

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111. Burden of physical, psychological and social ill-health during and after pregnancy among women in India, Pakistan, Kenya and Malawi

Burden of physical, psychological and social ill-health during and after pregnancy among women in India, Pakistan, Kenya and Malawi 29736274 2018 11 14 2059-7908 3 3 2018 BMJ global health BMJ Glob Health Burden of physical, psychological and social ill-health during and after pregnancy among women in India, Pakistan, Kenya and Malawi. e000625 10.1136/bmjgh-2017-000625 For every woman who dies during pregnancy and childbirth, many more suffer ill-health, the burden of which is highest in low (...) -resource settings. We sought to assess the extent and types of maternal morbidity. Descriptive observational cross-sectional study at primary-level and secondary-level healthcare facilities in India, Pakistan, Kenya and Malawi to assess physical, psychological and social morbidity during and after pregnancy. Sociodemographic factors, education, socioeconomic status (SES), quality of life, satisfaction with health, reported symptoms, clinical examination and laboratory investigations were assessed

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114. Flowchart: Therapeutic termination of pregnancy

Flowchart: Therapeutic termination of pregnancy Queensland Health State of Queensland (Queensland Health) 2018 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/au/deed.en Queensland Clinical Guidelines, Guidelines@health.qld.gov.au Queensland Clinical Guidelines www.health.qld.gov.au/qcg Summary of therapeutic termination of pregnancy Queensland Clinical Guideline: Therapeutic termination of pregnancy Flowchart version F13.21-1-V2-R19 Legal test • Is termination necessary: o To prevent serious (...) danger to the woman’s physical or mental health and o The danger of the medical or surgical treatment is not out of proportion to the danger intended to be averted • Consider the woman’s psychosocial circumstances Pre-termination assessment Surgical or medical procedure Post termination care Clinical assessment • Confirm pregnancy • Medical history • Psychosocial history • Pregnancy circumstances o Refer as appropriate o Discuss fetal autopsy if clinically indicated • If < 18 years, consider risk

Queensland Health2018

115. AntiEpileptic drug Monitoring in PREgnancy (EMPiRE): a double-blind randomised trial on effectiveness and acceptability of monitoring strategies

AntiEpileptic drug Monitoring in PREgnancy (EMPiRE): a double-blind randomised trial on effectiveness and acceptability of monitoring strategies AntiEpileptic drug Monitoring in PREgnancy (EMPiRE): a double-blind randomised trial on effectiveness and acceptability of monitoring strategies Journals Library An error occurred retrieving content to display, please try again. >> >> >> Page Not Found Page not found (404) Sorry - the page you requested could not be found. Please choose a page from (...) the navigation or try a website search above to find the information you need. >> >> >> >> Issue {{metadata .Issue }} Toolkit 1)"> 0)"> {{metadata.Title}} {{metadata.Headline}} There is no evidence that regular monitoring of anti-epileptic drug levels in pregnancy improves seizure control compared with clinical features-based monitoring. {{author}} {{($index , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , & . Shakila Thangaratinam 1, 2, 3, * , Nadine Marlin 3 , Sian Newton 1, 3 , Annalise Weckesser 4 , Manny Bagary

NIHR HTA programme2018

116. Largest study to date shows overall use of antipsychotics in pregnancy does not appear to significantly increase the risk of congenital malformations

Largest study to date shows overall use of antipsychotics in pregnancy does not appear to significantly increase the risk of congenital malformations Largest study to date shows overall use of antipsychotics in pregnancy does not appear to significantly increase the risk of congenital malformations | Evidence-Based Mental Health This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Log in using your username and password For personal accounts (...) OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? Search for this keyword Search for this keyword Main menu Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? You are here Largest study to date shows overall use of antipsychotics in pregnancy does not appear to significantly increase the risk of congenital malformations Article Text Causes and risk factors Largest study

Evidence-Based Mental Health2018

117. Valproate medicines (Epilim, Depakote): contraindicated in women and girls of childbearing potential unless conditions of Pregnancy Prevention Programme are met

Valproate medicines (Epilim, Depakote): contraindicated in women and girls of childbearing potential unless conditions of Pregnancy Prevention Programme are met Valproate medicines (Epilim▼, Depakote▼): contraindicated in women and girls of childbearing potential unless conditions of Pregnancy Prevention Programme are met - GOV.UK GOV.UK uses cookies to make the site simpler. Search Valproate medicines (Epilim▼, Depakote▼): contraindicated in women and girls of childbearing potential unless (...) conditions of Pregnancy Prevention Programme are met Valproate medicines must no longer be used in women or girls of childbearing potential unless a Pregnancy Prevention Programme is in place. Ensure all women and girls (and their parent, caregiver, or responsible person, if necessary) are fully informed of the risks and the need to avoid exposure to valproate medicines in pregnancy. Published 24 April 2018 From: Therapeutic area: , , , , Contents Advice for healthcare professionals: New contraindication

MHRA Drug Safety Update2018

118. Managing infants born to mothers who have used opioids during pregnancy

Managing infants born to mothers who have used opioids during pregnancy The incidence of infant opioid withdrawal has grown rapidly in many countries, including Canada, in the last decade, presenting significant health and early brain development concerns. Increased prenatal exposure to opioids reflects rising prescription opioid use as well as the presence of both illegal opiates and opioid-substitution therapies. Infants are at high risk for experiencing symptoms of abstinence

Canadian Paediatric Society2018

119. Hypertension Canada's 2018 guidelines for the management of hypertension in pregnancy

Hypertension Canada's 2018 guidelines for the management of hypertension in pregnancy Canadian Journal of Cardiology Email/Username: Password: Remember me Search Terms Search within Search Share this page Copyright © 2018 Inc. All rights reserved. | | | | | | The content on this site is intended for health professionals. We use cookies to help provide and enhance our service and tailor content and ads. By continuing you agree to the . Advertisements on this site do not constitute a guarantee

CMA Infobase (Canada)2018

120. Prevalence and determinants of terminated and unintended pregnancies among married women: analysis of pooled cross-sectional surveys in Nigeria

Prevalence and determinants of terminated and unintended pregnancies among married women: analysis of pooled cross-sectional surveys in Nigeria 29713502 2018 11 14 2059-7908 3 2 2018 BMJ global health BMJ Glob Health Prevalence and determinants of terminated and unintended pregnancies among married women: analysis of pooled cross-sectional surveys in Nigeria. e000707 10.1136/bmjgh-2018-000707 Induced pregnancy termination and unintended pregnancy are two commonly occurring phenomena (...) in the discipline of women's reproductive health. In the present study, we explored cross-sectional data pooled from three rounds of Nigeria Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS) to understand the trends of prevalence of pregnancy termination and unintended pregnancy as well as the interplay of various sociodemographic and economic factors whereby these health issues occur. Study participants were 79 825 currently married women aged 15-49 years. Data were collected from NDHS conducted in 2003, 2008 and 2013

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