Thirty Brief Clinical Pearls in Women’s Health From The Foundation for Excellence In Women’s Health Care

3-27-2018: The post below is now out of date. Since posted, The Foundation For Excellence In Women’s Healthcare has added many new and updated guidelines. Here are direct links to the current pages of the site: Pearls Of Excellence, Developing Excellence, and About Us.

The Foundation for Excellence in Women’s Health Care has, at the time of this post, 64 topics in women’s health that will be of use to all primary care physicians. These topics are listed in The Pearls of Excellence section of the site. Some (but not all) of the topics of interest to primary physicians in The Pearls are listed below:

Fetal Heart Rate Abnormalities: Minimal Variability and Heart Rate of 100, Mar 2014

Perforation with Uterine Sound and Suction Cannula during a D&C, Feb 2014

Diagnosis and Management of Cervical Ectopic Pregnancy, Jan 2014

Cytomegalovirus Infection in Pregnancy, Sep 2013

Evaluation of Anemia in Pregnancy, Jul 2013

Management of Bilateral Tubo-Ovarian Abscesses in Young Nulligravida, Mar 2013

Management of Lateral Uterine Perforation at the Time of Hysteroscopy, Jul 2012

Management of Ureteral Injuries, Jun 2012

Etiology and Treatment of Clostridium Difficile Colitis, May 2012

Hyperprolactinemia, Apr 2012

Risks of Hormone Therapy, Nov 2011

Etiology and Management of Hypothyroidism, May 2011

Primary Amenorrhea in a Teenager, Mar 2011

Perioperative Management of Anticoagulation in Gynecologic Patients, Jan 2011

Large Bowel Injury (Simple), Dec 2010Incidental Enterotomy (small bowel injury), Dec 2010

Management of Adnexal Mass, Oct 2010

Etiology and Management of Vasa Previa, Oct 2011

Management of Vaginal Cysts, June 2011

The Society of Gynecologic Oncology has published a guideline for  “The Role of the Obstretician-Gynecologist in the Early Detection of Epithelial Ovarian Cancer“, March 2011.

Management of Adnexal Cysts, Sep 2010

Contraceptive Choices for Women With Common Medical Problems, Aug 2010. This is actually just a link to WHO site which has complete information on this topic at

Management of Postoperative Ileus, March 2010

Management of a Thyroid Nodule, Jan 2010

Contraceptive Choices for Women With Common Medical Problems, Aug 2009

Pregnant Women with an Adnexal Mass, Jun 2009

Adnexal Masses in Adolescents, May 2009

Postmenopausal Ovarian Mass, Feb 2009

Surgical Management of the Obese Patient with Endometrial Cancer, Dec 2008

Fetal Infections – Parvo, CMV and Toxo, Oct 2008



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