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Updates

Updates to monographs in the Clinical Updates in Women's Health Care series are designed to provide important additional information to the content areas already covered in the existing monographs.

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Addiction and Substance Abuse, Vol XI, Number 1, [January 2012]
Update 3/15

Since the publication of Clinical Updates in Women's Health Care: Addiction and Substance Abuse, Volume XI, Number 1, January 2012, new information became available in the following content areas: classification of substance use disorder, medications for smoking cessation during pregnancy, electronic cigarettes, legalization of marijuana, buprenorphine for opioid maintenance, and prescribing opioids for chronic pain.

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Anorectal Disorders, Vol IX, Number 1, [January 2010]
Update 5/15

Since the publication of Clinical Updates in Women's Health Care: Anorectal Disorders, Volume IX, Number 1, January 2010, new information became available in the following content areas: colorectal cancer screening and management of fecal incontinence.

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Care of Aging Women, Vol VIII, Number 4, [October 2009]
Update 4/15

Since the publication of Clinical Updates in Women's Health Care: Care of Aging Women, Volume VIII, Number 4, October 2009, new information became available in the following content areas: definition of aging women, basic science update, screening recommendations, immunizations, other preventive issues, urinary incontinence, constipation, fecal incontinence, sleep disorders, and resources.

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Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Vol X, Number 4, [October 2011]
Update 6/15

Since the publication of Clinical Updates in Women's Health Care: Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Volume X, Number 4, October 2011, new information became available in the following content areas: energy-based therapy, light therapy, St. John's wort, black cohosh, valerian root, vitamin E and cardiovascular disease, calcium supplementation and cardiovascular disease, and vitamin requirements and adverse effects.

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Dermatoses, Vol VI, Number 3, [July 2007]
Update 4/15

Since the publication of Clinical Updates in Women's Health Care: Dermatoses, Volume VI, Number 3, July 2007, new information became available in the following content areas: psoriasis, human immunodeficiency virus-related skin conditions, sun protection, skin cancer, keloids, cosmeceuticals, Sjögren syndrome, and resources.

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Eating Disorders, Vol VII, Number 1, [July 2008]
Update 2/15

Since the publication of Clinical Updates in Women's Health Care: Eating Disorders, Volume VII, Number 1, January 2008, new information became available in the following content areas: diagnosis of eating disorders in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition; binge-eating disorder, exercise addiction; sexuality, contraception, and estrogen therapy; eating disorders in middle-aged and older women; and resources.

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Elder Abuse, Vol VIII, Number 3, [July 2009]
Update 1/15

Since the publication of Clinical Updates in Women's Health Care: Elder Abuse, Volume VIII, Number 3, July 2009, new information became available in the following content areas: medication noncompliance and nonadherence, clinical signs indicative of elder abuse, and state agencies for reporting domestic and institutional abuse.

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Lower Urinary Tract Disorders, Vol VII, No 4, [October 2008]
Update 5/14

Since the publication of Clinical Updates in Women's Health Care: Lower Urinary Tract Disorders, Volume VII, Number 4, October 2008, new information became available in the following content areas: nocturia, nocturnal polyuria syndrome, nocturnal enuresis, and overactive bladder medications and new interventions.

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Multiple Sclerosis, Vol IX, No 5, [November 2010]
Update 1/13

Since the publication of Clinical Updates in Women's Health: Multiple Sclerosis, Volume IX, Number 5, November 2010, the levonorgestrel intrauterine system has been found to be effective in the treatment of menorrhagia.

N Engl J Med 2013;368:184-5 [PubMed] | [Full Text]

 

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Obesity, Vol XII, No 1, [January 2013]
Update 10/13

Since the publication of Clinical Updates in Women's Health Care: Obesity, Volume XII, Number 1, January 2013, the recommendation for daily elemental iron supplementation for bariatric surgery patients has changed as follows:

"Iron status should be monitored in all bariatric surgery patients. Treatment regimens include oral ferrous sulfate, fumarate, or gluconate to provide 150-200 mg of elemental iron daily. Vitamin C supplementation may be added simultaneously to increase iron absorption."

Surg Obes Relat Dis 2013;9:159-191 [PubMed]

 

Occupational Diseases and Injuries, Vol IX, No 3, [July 2010]
Update 7/16

Since the publication of Clinical Updates in Women's Health Care: Occupational Diseases and Injuries, Volume IX, Number 3, July 2010, new information became available in the following content areas: lifting and physically demanding work during pregnancy, office ergonomics, assessing disability for work with special considerations for pregnancy, radiation exposure, chemicals in plastics—phthalates and bisphenol A, occupational hazards of the obstetrician-gynecologist and support personnel, and resources.

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Sleep Disorders, Vol XI, Number 3, [July 2012]
Update 9/15

Since the publication of Clinical Updates in Women's Health Care: Sleep Disorders, Volume XI, Number 3, July 2012, new information became available in the following content areas: atrial fibrillation and obstructive sleep apnea, bruxism, jet lag, narcolepsy, sleepwalking, caffeine, supplements.

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Vision Disorders, Vol VII, Number 3, [July 2008]
Update 3/15

Since the publication of Clinical Updates in Women's Health Care: Vision Disorders, Volume VII, Number 3, July 2008, new information became available in the following content areas: dry eye syndrome, eye safety, age-related macular degeneration, corneal refractive procedures, cataract surgery, prematurity and eye problems, problems with electronic readers and computer screens, and sunglasses.

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Editor
Russell R. Snyder, MD

Associate Editor
Gretchen M. Lentz, MD

Past Editor
Raul Artal, MD

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