Services treat pregnant women with substance use disorders and their babies

The opiate epidemic has changed the face of prenatal and perinatal care, and Norton Healthcare has special programs in place to help mother and child confront drug-related health issues. The Norton Maternal Opiate and Substance […]

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Treating endometriosis pain

Treating the pain associated with endometriosis usually requires a combination of surgical and medical interventions. There are now several medications on the market that can be used. The newest is Orilissa (elagolix), which is indicated […]

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Update on antenatal corticosteroids in women at risk for preterm delivery

Liggins and Howie’s landmark paper in 1972 demonstrated that a single course of corticosteroids given to women at risk for preterm delivery reduced the incidence of respiratory distress syndrome and mortality in the offspring. After […]

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Updates on obstetric hemorrhage

In this update: New definition for postpartum hemorrhage from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Tranexamic acid as first-line medication 1:1 ratio of packed red blood cells (PRBC) to fresh frozen plasma (FFP) Postpartum […]

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CME opportunity: Evaluation and Management of Urinary Incontinence

At the 22nd annual Primary Care Update: A Clinical Update on the Management of the Adult Patient, Marjorie L. Pilkinton, M.D., Norton Urogynecology Center, presented on the evaluation and management of urinary incontinence. The goal […]

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Two Norton Healthcare facilities become CMS accredited in OB anesthesia

Norton Hospital and Norton Women’s & Children’s Hospital obstetric anesthesia services have been accredited by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Anesthesia Services of Kentucky PLLC, the physician group providing anesthesia services at […]

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Multidisciplinary approach to newborn diaphragmatic hernia repairs

When Samuel Johnson was born at Norton Children’s Hospital with a diaphragmatic hernia, a highly trained and specialized team was ready. “We have well-thought-out plans, a process in place to take care of children with […]

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Register now for the sixth annual Integrative Health & Wellness Symposium

Mark your calendar and register now! Norton Healthcare presents its sixth annual Integrative Health & Wellness Symposium for physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses and other clinical personnel and caregivers. The symposium will be held […]

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Expectant mothers with gestational diabetes should consult maternal-fetal medicine specialist

According to the American Diabetes Association, more women in the U.S. are developing gestational diabetes. About 6 percent to 8 percent of pregnant women are diagnosed every year. RISKS OF GESTATIONAL DIABETES Women with gestational diabetes […]

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Norton Women’s Care treats menorrhagia affecting 1 in 5 women

Heavy periods affect one in five women in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Symptoms of a heavy period, called menorrhagia, include soaking through one or more super-size pads or […]

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Norton Cancer Institute awarded three-year accreditation for breast care

In May 2018, the Norton Cancer Institute Breast Health Program was awarded a three-year reaccreditation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC). Accreditation by the NAPBC is only given to those centers that […]

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Norton Breast Health Center – Brownsboro opens doors

The new Norton Breast Health Center – Brownsboro, now open and located at Norton Medical Plaza III-Brownsboro, provides care for all types of breast health issues. Patients have timely access to multiple providers and services […]

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