Sep 15, 2019 - Even if we do not provide maternity care, our commitment to the total care of our patients, which includes addressing behavioral medicine needs, allows us to be the ideal physicians to champion interventions to prevent perinatal depression.
American Family Physician : Editorials
Apr 1, 2019 - Women should receive the Tdap vaccine during pregnancy regardless of previous immunization history. Infants whose mothers received prenatal immunization had 50% fewer cases of pertussis compared with those whose mothers received postpartum immunization.
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Jul 15, 2003 - Adult immunization rates have fallen short of national goals partly because of misconceptions about the safety and benefits of current vaccines. The danger of these misconceptions is magnified during pregnancy, when concerned physicians are hesitant to administer vaccines and patients ...
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Aug 1, 2006 - This statement summarizes the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations on screening for iron deficiency anemia and the supporting scientific evidence.
American Family Physician : U.S. Preventive Services Task Force