If lupus pregnancy planning and management is a test, here are the answers! Remembering the details can be hard, so pull the information below into your Electronic Medical Record so you can quickly access the facts that you need. Communicating this information to your patient and other providers is also essential for good care. Use [...]
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What to do when a woman conceives taking a teratogenic medication Take a deep breath. Be empathetic – this is a really scary and emotional time for the patient. Check the medications: Stop the medications on the STOP & CAUTION list. Continue the medications on the GO list. Start a prenatal multivitamin If pregnant [...]
If you are pregnant and currently taking a STOP or CAUTION medication: Take a deep breath, this happens to a lot of women Stop STOP and CAUTION list medications Continue GO list medications Estimate when your last menstrual period (LMP) was Write down what medications you are taking and when you last took them (the [...]
Learn to recognize the barriers to effective pregnancy planning and identify strategies to overcome these barriers. To receive CME credit for this video, please use this link to Duke Continuing Medical Education.
Support patients in making the safest and most efficacious contraception choice for their circumstances. To receive CME credit for this video, please use this link to Duke Continuing Medical Education.
Learn about pregnancy compatible and incompatible medications and how to assist woman in managing their Lupus while pregnant. To receive CME credit for this video, please use this link to Duke Continuing Medical Education.
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