Video Lecture Presented by: Karen Meckstroth, MD, MPH University of California San Francisco Click here to download this video lecture Lecture can be viewed with subtitles in Spanish or French. French translation was made possible by the Safe Abortion Action Fund … Continue reading
When you design a lecture for medical and nursing students on the history of abortion care in the United States, keep these three teaching points in mind. 1) How their training and education has a direct impact women’s’ access … Continue reading
Do Rh negative women who experience first trimester loss or who obtain a first trimester abortion require immunization with rho (d) immunoglobin (RhoGAM)?
Rh negative women who become exposed to Rh positive blood may become ‘alloimmunized,’ or develop anti-Rh antibodies. Women with Rh alloimmunization may have complications in future pregnancies, including hemolytic disease of the newborn. Rho (D) immunoglobulin (marketed as RhoGAM, containing … Continue reading
In caring for patients undergoing a uterine aspiration procedure, there are a number of techniques a clinicians can practice to reduce women’s pain and discomfort. For many women, simple non-pharmacological steps can be taken before the procedure to reduce anxiety … Continue reading
Guest Post: Holly Carpenter, RN, CNM Candidate, UCSF Both APC and pre-licensure nursing students still face a fairly bleak picture in terms of standard SRH training and education. In conversations with nursing and medical students at UCSF, I found a shared … Continue reading