Volume 53, Number 3, May/June 2008
SPECIAL CONTINUING EDUCATION ISSUE Infectious Disease
173 Breaking the Cycle of Infection: TORCH and Other Infections in Women's Health
Jan M. Kriebs
175 Incorporating Immunization Services into Reproductive Health Care
Incorporating new vaccine recommendations into care will help protect adult women, who are at high risk of acquiring vaccine-preventable illnesses.
188 The Quadrivalent Human Papillomavirus Vaccine: Potential Factors in Effectiveness
Various factors influence the effectiveness of the quadrivalent human papillomavirus vaccine in inhibiting infection and decreasing cervical disease.
Nancy J. Zonfrillo, Barbara Hackley
195 Changes in HIV Testing Policies and the Implications for Women
Recent revisions to the US and international HIV testing guidelines have important implications for women.
Suzanne Maman, Elizabeth King
202 Understanding Herpes Simplex Virus: Transmission, Diagnosis, and Considerations in Pregnancy Management
Herpes simplex is a common sexually transmitted disease affecting childbearing couples. Effective management decreases transmission between partners as well as from mother to child.
Jan M. Kriebs
209 Malaria in Pregnancy: A Literature Review
A review of malaria infection, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment in pregnancy.
Ruth E. Lagerberg
216 Antibiotic Resistance: A Guide for Effective Prescribing in Women's Health
This article provides updates on current trends in antibiotic resistance and appropriate prescribing practices.
Valerie A. Roe
227 Clinical Management of Intra-Amniotic Infection and Chorioamnionitis: A Review of the Literature
Intra-amniotic infection can lead to significant maternal and neonatal morbidity including cerebral palsy. Prompt diagnosis and intrapartum treatment leads to improved perinatal outcomes.
Jenifer O. Fahey
236 Postpregnancy Genital Tract and Wound Infections
Postpregnancy infections cause significant maternal morbidity and mortality.
247 Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Infection in the Obstetric Setting
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus is an increasingly common pathogen in women's health, and one of which midwives and other clinicians should be aware.
Jan M. Kriebs
251 Traveler's Diarrhea: An Update on Prevention and Treatment
Pretravel education and planning can help to decrease suffering and time lost because of a common traveler's malady.
Lori A. Spies
255 Listeriosis in Pregnancy
Ana R. Delgado
260 Skin Infections: Rethinking Management
Share With Women
263 HPV, Cervical Cancer, and You
Resources for Clinicians
265 HIV Counseling and Testing in Pregnancy
Jan M. Kriebs, Maureen Shannon
268 Prevention of Influenza
Carol E. Hayes
272 Warm Perineal Compresses May Reduce Third- and Fourth-Degree Lacerations, Pain During Birth, and Postpartum Urinary Incontinence
273 High Doses of Caffeine Found to Increase Risk of Miscarriage
274 Academic Affiliation May Count for Accuracy When Radiologists Interpret Mammograms, but No Single Characteristic Explains the Variation in Interpreting Results
274 Anthropology Team at Harvard Uncovers Evolutionary Evidence of Lordosis to Support Distribution of Pregnancy Weight
275 Despite Small Gains in Some Regions, Maternal Deaths in Sub-Saharan Africa Show Almost No Improvement Over 15 Years
FROM THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF NURSE-MIDWIVES
ACNM Clinical Bulletin
276 Providing Oral Nutrition to Women in Labor
284 Continuing Education Instructions (#2008/022)
JMWH ELECTRONIC PAGES
(Available online at www.jmwh.org)
e17 Syphilis in Pregnancy
Meghan O'Connor, Sarah Kleinman, Meredith Goff
e23 Current Diagnosis and Treatment of Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Cheri Van Hoover
e25 Monique and the Mango Rains: Two Years With a Midwife in Mali
Susan S. Studebaker
e27 Your Healthy Pregnancy Prenatal Video Series: Nutrition & Exercise (Volume 1); Emotions (Volume 2); Discomforts (Volume 3)
Donna Harvel Balo
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