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Debbie Miller, RN's avatar

Pregnancy Weight Gain Guidelines in the US - a Historical Overview

Author: Debbie Miller, RN
Submitted: October 12, 2010. Updated: October 15, 2010.
Category: Endocrinology | Family Medicine | Gynecology | Obstetrics | Internal Medicine | Nutrition | Preventive Medicine | Nursing | Pediatrics

Prior to the introduction of the medical community in the natural birth process, any maternal recommendations and guidelines were passed from mother to daughter or through lay midwives, herbal and folk practitioners. Childbirth, though risky, was not… Read more... (Comments: 4)

Merlin C. Lowe, MD, FAAP's avatar

Have Resident Work Hour Restrictions Compromised Training - a Pediatrician’s Perspective

Author: Merlin C. Lowe, MD, FAAP
Submitted: August 26, 2009. Updated: September 21, 2009.
Category: Internal Medicine | Medical Students | Pediatrics

With many recent changes in residency requirements, one must wonder how effective our residency training system is. Are residents still learning the required information to perform well? Is the new system just as good as the old but in a "kinder" way?… Read more... (Comments: 2)

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