While we’re still sorting out the use of face masks by the public, what about the use of gloves. They’re seen as important gear to help stop the spread of germs, but are they recommended for civilians? Or, should they be left solely to medical professionals? Also, if you do use them, what are the best practices to ensure you’re safe?Read the full article at MSN
So, being pregnant and delivering in a pandemic … what’s that gonna look like?”
That question, sent to me by a colleague who is both a registered nurse and an expectant mother, stopped me in my tracks. As an OB-GYN physician, I naturally focus on the science of health care. Her email reminded me of the uncertainty expectant mothers now face as health risks and the health care system around them change amid this coronavirus pandemic.Read the full article at The Conversation
EnMed is a dual-degree, engineering-based medical school and requires all students to have received their undergraduate degree in either engineering (whether electrical, mechanical, material science or another type) or computer science. Students begin the program with a three-week engineering boot camp followed by four years of medical school integrated with engineering and mathematics at the Texas A&M campus in the Texas Medical Center.Read the full article at TMC News
It’s a real bummer when Aunt Flo arrives unexpectedly, but it can be even more panic-inducing when she doesn’t show up at all. Every woman has a late or missed period at some point and the first step to figuring out why is getting familiar with your period before it’s missed.Our bodies are so complex that the potential reasons why you might miss a period are endless, but here are a few common ones.Read the full article at Good Housekeeping
Nancy Downing, a commission member, Texas A&M associate professor and certified Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner, said legislators opted to have professional health care boards police their own members instead.
Still, Downing said there has been “an evolution in consensus” over the last 15 years among experts looking for physical signs of abuse in children. “Previously, there were not enough data to clearly discern what was ‘normal’ versus not normal genital anatomy in young girls and adolescents,” she wrote in an email. Marks once thought to be signs of trauma are now known to be normal, absent signs of acute injury. Over 90 percent of the exams yield no definitive evidence.Read the full article at Houston Chronicle