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In an article published in July 9, 2009 issue of The New England Journal of Medicine, Dr. Daniel Clarke-Pearson, chair of the department of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill School of Medicine, reviews the current state of ovarian cancer screening and explains why it...
As part of the Johnston County Osteoarthritis Project, Dr. Joanne Jordan, director of the University of North Carolina Thurston Arthritis Research Center, and colleagues have found that African Americans are not protected from osteoarthritis of the hip as once thought. It is a wake up call for everyone ?...

A Brief Summary of Key Principles

Vacuum Assisted Delivery

This video discusses three key principles in vacuum assisted delivery: 1) Confirm position of the fetal head 2) Place vacuum cup on flexion point 3) Exert proper traction Submitted by Dr. Ross McQuivey