I am delighted to have the opportunity to edit this important issue of Obstetrics and
Gynecology Clinics of North America on the topic of Medical Complications in Pregnancy.
The broad field of medicine changes rapidly, with constantly occurring new
breakthroughs, approaches, and recommendations. The area of medical disorders in
pregnancy encompasses a broad range of diseases; a woman may have a long-term
chronic disorder that can have major implications for undertaking a pregnancy. Yet,
other medical conditions are unique to pregnancy but also influence gestational
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This issue describes cosmetic procedures that can be incorporated into gynecologic
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through credible post residency educational programs.
Among the swallowing disorders, dysphagia is the most prevalent and dangerous due
to the fact it can lead to tumor formation. The classification of swallowing disorders
into obstructive and non-obstructive including e.g. lower motor neuron dysfunction,
autoimmune disease and achalasia were discussed in this chapter. The authors also
referred to motility disorders in diabetic neuropathy, alcoholism, psychiatric illness
and scleroderma – an autoimmune disease that causes weakening of the tissues of the
The negative health impact of many large-scale public health emergencies,
such as an intentional anthrax release, severe acute respiratory
syndrome (SARS), or the recent 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic, can be
mitigated significantly by medical countermeasures such as antimicrobials,
antivirals, and vaccines. To be effective, these countermeasures generally
must be delivered in very large quantities in a short period of time.
Primary care clinicians often provide continuity of care, emphasize prevention,
and address chronic illness with their patients. All these endeavors
require the active involvement of the patient in treatment planning and
adherence. An active and healthy therapeutic alliance that recognizes that
patients are the chief consumers of health care is essential in this regard.
This critical role in directing one’s health care can be either facilitated or
complicated by a patient’s emotional, cognitive, and behavioral strengths
or weaknesses (ie, mental health).
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Ung thư này hiếm. Ở đàn ông, thường thường thì bệnh bắt đầu bằng vú sưng lớn (gynecomastia), và differentail diagnosis (1) đầu tiên thường là đi tìm có phải do thuốc gây nên hay không (hồi xưa hay dùng Digoxin, thuốc này có khi gây gynecomastia; có khi do spirinolactone, cimetidine; mechanism of action là anti estrogen), (2) rồi đến hormonal vì vú lớn lên là do hoặc tăng estrogen (adrenal tumor, testicular ca: choriocarcinoma) hay giảm testosterone (Klinerfelter's, second testicular failre; hiếm: orchitis).