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This just out: Physicians do not logically/correctly estimate the probability of outcomes resulting from sequences of events - a thread. #conjunctionfallacy #probability #medicaldecisionmaking #clinicalreasoning #innumeracy #numeracy… @JAMANetworkOpen
In this article, we showed that physicians estimated the probability of two events both occurring as *more* likely than one or both of the individual events. This is logically impossible and consistent with the #conjunctionfallacy. This #bias can lead to catastrophic outcomes
The impetus for the study was an #OBGYN catastrophe that resulted, in part, from this bias. A woman presented in labor w brow presentation. For successful vaginal delivery, 2 events must happen: reversion to deliverable position, and vaginal delivery w/o #caesareansection
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I am a 31 year old trans man. My periods have never been normal. They last way too long, are always way too heavy, and it seems there's a physical barrier keeping the lining from shedding effectively because it is always oxidized and clotted. 1/
I first asked for a hysterectomy when I was 14. Obviously, this was denied. That makes perfect sense. I was put on birth control and they didn't look any further. That birth control caused me to have my period for over a year straight before I gave up. 2/
I asked for a hysterectomy or at least testing again at 21, when I still thought I was a cis woman. I was told that I might change my mind, and what if I found a partner someday that wanted me to have kids? I said "then they aren't going to be my partner." I was denied tests 3/
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New publication 🚨 Our RCT + isotope tracing detailing a significant nutrient-nutrient interaction during pregnancy between choline and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA; omega 3) is now online @AJCNutrition. A thread ⬇️… #RDchat #Metabolism #Obgyn #obstetrics
Nice write up of our trial from @NutraUSA!…
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Congratulations to all the M4s that #Match2022-ed a couple days ago, including our own @allison_milen!

Did know #ObGyn is leading change in the way the Match is done? Here’s a 🧵 on how! 1/10
Early 1900s: hospitals 🏥 were competing with each other to get the best medical students 🧑‍⚕️, and medical students were competing with each other to get the best internships offers 🤩, which were made via telegram! 2/10
By the 1940s, hospitals would make very early offers to M3 or even M2s! Students had 10 days, sometimes only 12 hours ⏳ , to respond to an offer via phone or telegram without knowing what other offers might come in! 😰 3/10
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On the 49th Anniversary of #RoevWade, here are 49 thoughts, facts, and feelings about #abortion. A 🧵

1)Abortion is health care
2)1 in 4 women* will have an abortion in their lifetime…
3)so everyone loves someone who had an abortion
4)60% of people who have an abortion are already parents
5)Banning abortion will not make it go away, it will just make it unsafe
6)More than two-thirds of abortions happen before 8 weeks
7)The phrase “late-term abortion” is not a medical term and does not exist.
8)Abortions save lives. Period. End of story.
9)“Abortion is freedom. It may not be for you, but it may be for someone in your community” @sistersong_WOC
10)The majority of people obtaining abortions identify as Catholic
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Inspired by @PeterHotez #grandrounds, we started a pilot elective to teach #scicomm & debunking #misinformation to @uchipritzker medstudents

Each student selected a myth to debunk & created an infographic with science/#visualart guidance
#medtwitter #scienceupfirst 🧵
Inspired by @tropical_toxic cover art @TIME assignments, @sara_serritella and I are sharing their work here w/permission.
Students could choose any misinformation to debunk. While some chose COVID19, not all did! They also specified their audience.
For those skeptical of government creating vaccines by Zachary Newman MS1:

We have risen to the challenge before and accomplished amazing things through working together. The mRNA vaccines show us at our very best. #Getvaccinated #amazingthings #COVID19vaccine #thisisourshot 3/x
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Thanks to years of #obgyn advocacy and decades of safe use of medication abortion, as of today, many patients will no longer need to risk unnecessary exposure to #COVID19 as a condition of using #mifepristone for abortion care. 1/
From our statement: "Requiring the medicine to be dispensed in person, then taken elsewhere at the patients’ discretion, is arbitrary and does nothing to bolster the safety of an already-safe medicine." 2/
"We are pleased to see mifepristone regulated on... the scientific evidence during the pandemic, rather than political bias against comprehensive reproductive health care, & we look forward to working with policy makers to ensure this principle governs post-pandemic care.” 3/
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I don't know who needs to hear this (@joycefr), but AAPLOG is a hate group that violates all 4 core principles of medical ethics and promotes experimentation on humans without consent. Your recent piece is irresponsible journalism *at best*. A 🧵
First, let's start with autonomy: the decision making process of the people we care for must be free from coercion. AAPLOG leverages their "status" as physicians to promote scientifically inaccurate information about #abortion and #contraception to promote an extremist ideology.
No matter your opinion on #abortion, the science is clear: Abortion is safe. Decades of research demonstrates the overwhelming safety of abortion. AAPLOG uses false information as coercion in medical care…
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Very important and high-yield #AIBD2020 session with @UmaMahadevanIBD on #IBD in #pregnancy! 🤰🔥💩👶

@IBDConference #GITwitter #GI #OBGYNtwitter #OBGYN
Management of a healthy pregnancy begins... before pregnancy!

#AIBD2020 @IBDConference @UmaMahadevanIBD #IBD
Start planning early!

Want 3 months of steroid-free remission before conception.

#AIBD2020 @IBDConference @UmaMahadevanIBD #IBD
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#WetreadCoW Case 15

Hx: Vaginal bleeding

What is the first question to ask? What are the possible diagnoses? (more images to come of course 😀)

Professionally appropriate gif responses only please. No spoilers! #FOAMrad #FOAMed #radres #errad #bodyrad
@ER_Rad_Hanna @GayatriJoshiMD @RadioGyan #WetreadCoW Case 15 (cont)

+Urine pregnancy test

Diagnosis(es)? Gifs only please! 😀 FOAMrad #FOAMed #radres #errad #bodyrad
#WetreadCoW Answer: Cervical Ectopic Pregnancy

Imaging is easy!

-⭐️NO IUP(endometrium opposed, no fluid or sac)
-gestation sac w/ fetal pole in cervix

1) cervical ectopic
2) spont abortion

Here: Closed os, no endometrial fluid➡️ectopic
#FOAMrad #bodyrad #errad #obgyn
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Med Schools offer almost no instruction in the world's #1 cause of working-age disability. It'd be like Dental Schools not covering cavities.

7 words diagnose most #migraine: Recurrent #pain w/ hypersensitivity &/or nausea. 60% of patients go undiagnosed. #MedicalTwitter #PCP
#Migraine is PROGRESSIVE. A 40% diagnostic rate condemns some to lifelong #disability: Late diagnosis & ineffective treatment of acute #migraine are leading risks for continuous migraine. #PCP #MedicalTwitter…
🔴HOW DOES THIS CHILD GO 8 YEARS WITHOUT A DIAGNOSIS? She has textbook ICHD-3 #migraine! 1>sudden hypersensitivity (smell) 2>throbbing #pain 3>nausea 4>need for bedrest

She might've avoided #disability w/ early diagnosis & treatment. #PCP…
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1. I have a couple of thoughts about this. The classification of "culturally appropriateness" in terms of attire, holding alcohol, and #MedBikini shows a single world-view can skew results and demonstrates the importance of diversity.
2. My main issue is the classification of physicians commenting on political and social issues as unprofessional. I disagree. It is exactly because physicians have remained silent for so long on topics such as abortion and gun control, that we are in this political battle
3. Our silence has created the space for non-science to occupy and drive the conversation. Our silence is the reason why a legislator in Ohio could bring forth a bill where an #obgyn would be liable for not re-implanting an ectopic gestation and could be prosecuted for murder.
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Wetread Summer Series Case 6

Hx: pelvic pain (pregnancy test pending 🙄)

Please answer with professionally appropriate gif responses only. No spoilers! #WetreadCow #FOAMrad #FOAMed #radres #errad #bodyrad #obgyn Image
Here are some coned down views that may be helpful. ImageImage
Wetread SS Case 6 Answer: Ruptured Heterotopic Pregnancy (IUP + ruptured ectopic pregnancy)

Too easy?🤔 No one likes OB?☹️🤣

+IUP generally excludes ectopic pregnancy. Here's the rare exception proving the rule. Labeled gif below for #radres. #WetreadCow #FOAMed #errad #bodyrad
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اسعد الله اوقاتكم بكل خير اصدقاء فريق أرشدني🌹🌹

خلوكم قريب للحالة الثانية 2nd case.
A 32-year-old G 3 P 2+0 with 32 weeks pregnancy reported to an obstetric casualty with a history of vaginal bleeding for 2 hours. On examination, a cesarean scar is present and the uterus is relaxed
In this case, first a normal vaginal delivery at term 5 years ago, second a CS for transverse lie at 36 weeks in labor, 3 years ago. There is a history of spotting 2 weeks ago and now she has soaked her undergarment, and there is no history of abdominal pain.
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For the #OBGYN community please watch the free AAGL #COVIDー19 webinar w/ global gyn surgeons from Seattle to Italy & S.Korea. Sobering glimpse for what’s to come nationwide. I have summarized international takeaways below:
S.Korea has implemented many strategies that’s helping to effectively #FlattenTheCurve:

1. National coordinated/organized response:
-“United we stand, divided we fall”
2. Testing:
-Relatively cheap (<$200)
-Results available in 4-6 hours, -Convenience-drive thru testing launched quickly
-Fast Isolation and Treatment

3. Tracking (controversial)
-All confirmed cases using surveillance cameras, car license plates & credit cards
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Isn’t it hard to make room in our brains for ANYTHING that isn’t #COVID19 related right now?

Well. For wellness’ sake, I say we must.

And so. I bring you a thread of random, very happy photos snapped from #MatchDay celebrations’ past.*

*All courtesy of my smart phone. 👊🏽 Image
These three happy M4s are now board certified in Anesthesiology, Otolaryngology, and Cardiology.

They were in my very first small group. This photo makes me happy to this day. ☺️

@CQ__MD Image
This M4 was also a module leader for the M1 Cardiology Module. What a happy surprise it was for this future pediatrician to walk in to decorations from the M1s!

Kindness rocks. Image
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With the #abortion bills in the US effectively banning abortion in all circumstances, it is time we remember Henry #Morgentaler, a Canadian physician who challenged the #criminalization of abortion in Canada and went to prison for it.


#law #medicine #obgyn
Dr. Morgentaler was born in Poland in 1923. He was imprisoned in Nazi concentration camps during World War II. After the war, he immigrated to Canada to study and practice medicine. 2/25
From the beginning he had an interest in reproductive health, becoming one of the first physicians to perform vasectomies, place intrauterine devices (IUD, a form of birth control), and provide birth control pills to unmarried women. 3/25
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