OB/GYN

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OB/GYN

Abbreviation for obstetrics and gynecology.
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OB/GYN

A common abbreviation for obstetrics and gynecology
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OB/GYN

(ob-gīn')
Acronym and abbreviation for obstetrics and gynecology.
See: obstetrics; gynecology
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OB/GYN

, OB-GYN
obstetrics and gynecology.
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In particular, the "receptionist helpfulness" variable is significant (p = .01) in relation to OBGYN Medicaid participation.
The ObGyn used proper maneuvers to release the shoulder dystocia.
Kansas City ObGyn also features the latest innovative technology, including the internationally acclaimed daVinci[R] robotic surgical technique, a state-of-the-art option for minimally invasive procedures.
PHYSICIAN'S DEFENSE: The ObGyn denied negligence and contended that the trocar used in surgery was too blunt to have caused a perforation.
She sued all 5 ObGyns, alleging that the delivering ObGyns failed to properly perform the CD and that each physician failed to properly perform the laparotomy, causing a large scar.
PARENT'S CLAIM: Although excellent care following the birth reduced the degree of brain damage, the delay caused by the ObGyn's late arrival was responsible for the child's injuries.
Postoperatively, the ObGyn told the patient that the surgery, performed for "nothing," was the radiologists' fault, and that she would have no trouble conceiving.
PHYSICIAN'S DEFENSE: The ObGyn's actions did not cause the injury.
They sought to identify whether the women saw or talked to a physician who either specialized in women's health (presumably an ObGyn) or treated a variety of illnesses during the previous 12 months.
Two days after discharge, the patient reported to the ObGyn's office with fever, pain, and a foul odor emanating from the surgery site.
About 15 minutes after admission, she was seen by an attending ObGyn, who started oxytocin to induce labor.
A solo ObGyn who is selling a practice has 3 basic options: find a successor physician, sell to a hospital or to a larger group, or close the practice.