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Contraception and pregnancy in patients with rheumatic disease

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Lisa R. Sammaritano, Bonnie L. Bermas, editors. --New York: Springer , c2014.
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Most general rheumatologists and OB/GYNs have limited experience in caring for rheumatic disease patients during pregnancy, and many do not have ready access to expert colleagues in this area. Contraception and Pregnancy in Patients with Rheumatic Disease fills this gap by presenting the basics of contraception, fertility treatment, and pregnancy in rheumatic disease patients. This comprehensive resource begins by introducing key concepts that clinicians need to know when assessing the pregnant…
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Sammaritano, Lisa R.
Bermas, Bonnie L.
Responsibility
Lisa R. Sammaritano, Bonnie L. Bermas, editors
Place of Publication
New York
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2014
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiii, 313 pages)
ISBN
9781493906734 (electronic bk.)
9781493906727
Subjects (MeSH)
Contraception
Pregnancy Complications - etiology
Pregnancy Outcome
Rheumatic Diseases
Subjects (LCSH)
Pregnancy - Complications
Rheumatism
Contraception
Birth control
Rheumatology
Reproductive medicine
Gynecology
Abstract
Most general rheumatologists and OB/GYNs have limited experience in caring for rheumatic disease patients during pregnancy, and many do not have ready access to expert colleagues in this area. Contraception and Pregnancy in Patients with Rheumatic Disease fills this gap by presenting the basics of contraception, fertility treatment, and pregnancy in rheumatic disease patients. This comprehensive resource begins by introducing key concepts that clinicians need to know when assessing the pregnant rheumatic disease patient. It goes on to cover specific rheumatic conditions in pregnancy, including systemic lupus erythematosus, antiphospholipid syndrome, systemic sclerosis, inflammatory myositis, and more. The book concludes by explaining additional related reproductive issues such as contraception, neonatal lupus, and long-term outcome of children of rheumatic disease patients. With advances in rheumatology therapies, obstetric monitoring, and reproductive medicine technologies, increasing numbers of women with rheumatic diseases are pursuing pregnancy. Summarizing the current state of knowledge and presenting a general approach for assessment of the rheumatic disease, this book serves as an invaluable reference tool for both rheumatologists and OB/GYNs.
Contents
Part I. Basics of Pregnancy -- Immunology of Pregnancy -- Normal Pregnancy, Pregnancy Complications, and Obstetric Management -- General Approach: Pre-pregnancy Assessment of the Rheumatic Disease Patient -- Part II. Pregnancy in Specific Rheumatic Diseases -- Systemic Lupus Erthematosus -- Pregnancy in Sjogren's Syndrome, Mixed Connective Tissue Disease, and Undifferentiated Connective Tissue Disease -- Antiphospholipid Syndrome -- Rheumatoid Arthritis and Seronegative Spondyloarthropathy -- Pregnancy in Patients with Systemic Sclerosis -- Vasculitis and Pregnancy -- Myositis and Pregnancy -- Part III. Additional Reproductive Issues -- Contraception in Rheumatic Disease Patients -- Assisted Reproductive Techniques in Rheumatic Disease Patients -- Neonatal Lupus -- The Medical Management of the Rheumatology Patient During Pregnancy -- Long-Term Outcome of Children of Rheumatic Disease Patients.
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e-Book
Location
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Copper intrauterine devices (IUDs)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nova Scotia Women's Choice Clinic. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
0014
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A copper intrauterine device (IUD) is a small device made of flexible plastic with copper that is placed inside the uterus by a primary health care provider (family doctor or nurse practitioner). It is used to prevent pregnancy. This pamphlet explains how a copper IUD works, the pros and cons of a copper IUD, what will happen when the IUD is inserted, movement or loss of the IUD, and IUD removal. A list of symptoms that require immediate medical attention is also provided. The French version of…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nova Scotia Women's Choice Clinic
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (8 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Intrauterine Devices
Contraception - methods
Subjects (LCSH)
Intrauterine contraceptives
Birth control
Abstract
A copper intrauterine device (IUD) is a small device made of flexible plastic with copper that is placed inside the uterus by a primary health care provider (family doctor or nurse practitioner). It is used to prevent pregnancy. This pamphlet explains how a copper IUD works, the pros and cons of a copper IUD, what will happen when the IUD is inserted, movement or loss of the IUD, and IUD removal. A list of symptoms that require immediate medical attention is also provided. The French version of this pamphlet 2021, "Dispositif intra-utérin en cuivre (DIU)", is also available.
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Prepared by: Nova Scotia Women's Choice Clinic
Pamphlet Number
0014
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