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#hcr Alert:Canadian med students practice pelvic exams on anesthetized women undergoing surgery,w/out consent! by Patty .. Patient Expert Posted Sun 31 Jan 2010 2:00pm Image via Wikipedia This is insane and another example of how nationalized health care takes the choice out of the patients control. Canada has government health care, apparently a group of government talking heads allow this to happen...it is sick and I would consider it a form of rape!! I would never want to hav ... Read on »
Routine pelvic exam considered obsolete by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Sun 05 Jun 2011 12:00am Columbia.edu - Annual pelvic examinations have been routine care for women in the U.S. for decades and are widely tolerated as a necessary part of health maintenance. However, the latest guidelines from the American College of Obstetricians and ... Read on »
Effect of Hysterectomy on Female Sexual Function by Dr. Jennifer Berman Medical Doctor Posted Sat 13 Sep 2008 3:48am 12 Comments By Jacqueline N. Murrell, MD, Jennifer R. Berman, MD Robert Weiss, MD, Laura Berman, PhD, Sheila R. Keane, MA, Mary Christina Zierack MA, Trudy Van Hooten, PhD, Irwin Goldstien, MD, and Phillip Stubblefield, MD: Sexuality is a crucial component of the general health and well being of women. It is a central part of their body image, self-esteem, rel ... Read on »
Living with Pelvic Organ Prolapse by Amy C. Facebook Posted Tue 07 Aug 2012 10:30am Today I welcome a guest post contributed by DrugWatch.com , an online consumer protection group for those affected by dangerous drugs. Transvaginal mesh, a health risk, is used in many types of surgery Women diagnosed with Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP) may leave their doctor’s office feeling confused. POP isn’t a subject that is ... Read on »
Infertility Terms - making sense of the jargon ! by Dr. Aniruddha M. Medical Doctor Posted Mon 06 Apr 2009 11:44pm All this may be TMI, but if you need to talk to your GYN, or help your DH make sense of what your RE is saying, this is a useful crib sheet ! This is from the book How to Have a Baby: Overcoming Infertility by Dr. Aniruddha Malpani, MD and Dr. Anjali Malpani, MD. Abortion: the medical term for miscarriage. The various types include: ... Read on »
A Beautiful HypnoBirthing Story by Carol Yeh-Garner Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 7:11pm Here is a story that was shared by another HypnoBirthing practitioner. Enjoy! Here is a birth story from one of my mothers. She has posted it to Orgasmic Birth (www.orgasmicbirth.com) and Rikki Lake's site...it is so well written and a beautiful description of the work that we all do ...enjoy! Pauline Nardella , HypnoBirthing Practitione ... Read on »
Unassisted Childbirth: One Woman’s Story by Jennifer Lance Patient Expert Posted Thu 14 May 2009 4:59pm There has been a bit of controversy about unassisted childbirth after Janet Fraser, the birth activist who coined the term “ birth rape “, gave birth to a baby girl who died. Afterward, the was a lot of finger-pointing, some support and sorrow. In my traversing this natural parenting bloggy world, I’ve been lucky enough to encounter a handf ... Read on »
The Problems of Women and Men by CCLCM Student .. Medical Student Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:03pm So far this has been a very depressing week as far as classes go. Our PBL case patient has genital warts and cervical cancer. The two seminars today, although interesting and well-done, were about breast cancer. This is going to go on for the rest of the week--tomorrow, we're covering male genitourinary problems, and Wednesday we're back to wo ... Read on »
Women Seeking Birth Control Get Unneeded Pelvic Exams by Medline Plus Posted Mon 22 Nov 2010 5:16pm Monday, November 22, 2010    By Amy Norton NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Many doctors require that women have a pelvic exam before they can get a prescription for birth control pills, despite guidelines saying that the step is unnecessary, a new study finds. ... Read on »
Time to end pelvic exams done without consent - The Globe and Mail by Jodi K. Posted Sat 30 Jan 2010 5:24pm   Published on Thursday, Jan. 28, 2010 9:56AM EST Last updated on Thursday, Jan. 28, 2010 10:00AM EST Imagine that you are undergoing a fairly routine surgery – say, removal of uterine fibroids or hysterectomy. During or right after the procedure, while you are still under anesthesia, a group of medical students par ... Read on »