OBGYN


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OBGYNObstetrics and Gynecology
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PATIENT'S CLAIM: Her kidney loss was a direct result of the ObGyn's initial surgical procedure.
Table 2 also shows that a high percentage of OBGYNs in the wealthiest neighborhoods of Chicago do not accept new Medicaid patients and that many of the wealthier neighborhoods (50 percent) in Chicago do not have any OBGYN practice locations in them.
The first ObGyn failed to provide a CD and repeatedly applied excessive downward traction, causing the infant's injury.
Kansas City ObGyn's website and its Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Pinterest accounts aim to educate patients with pertinent news, tips and office updates.
PATIENT'S CLAIM: The ObGyn's surgical technique was negligent.
A 37-YEAR-OLD WOMAN underwent cesarean delivery (CD) performed by 2 ObGyns. After delivery, she began to hemorrhage and the uterus became atonic.
PATIENT'S CLAIM: The mother sued the hospital and on-call ObGyn. She alleged that the health care providers breached the standard of care by negligently increasing and maintaining the oxytocin at unsafe levels, which caused the mother's uterus to be overworked and eventually rupture.
Forty minutes later, the ObGyn arrived and the mother was allowed to push.
PATIENT'S CLAIM: The patient sued the ObGyn and both radiologists, alleging that the unnecessary surgeries resulted in reduced fertility.
PARENT'S CLAIM: The ObGyn failed to properly address the onset of labor.
Simon and Uddin's recent research analysis indicates that the percentage of nonpregnant women who visit a general ObGyn, whether alone or in combination with an internist, family physician, or general practitioner, has declined.
A WOMAN DELIVERED A BABY assisted by an on-call ObGyn. When the baby developed fetal tachycardia, the ObGyn recommended expediting delivery and discussed various options and the risks of each option.