Healthcare Decision-making: Targeting Women as Leaders of Change for Population Health
Abstract This pilot study was a prospective survey of n = 500 postpartum mothers and n = 36 obstetricians (OBs) to assess characteristics, opinions, and experiences of healthcare. A convenient...Full Article
Impact of elagolix treatment on fatigue experienced by women with moderate to severe pain associated with endometriosis
Objective: To evaluate the efficacy of elagolix, an oral GnRH antagonist, for the reduction of fatigue in women with moderate or severe endometriosis-associated pain. Design: Randomized, double-blind, multicenter, placebo-controlled phase III trial....Full Article
Sleep, Depression, and Fatigue in Late Postpartum
Purpose:To study the relation of infant characteristics and home environment on maternal sleep, depression, and fatigue in late postpartum. Study Design and Methods:Forty-two healthy mother–infant dyads completed a home-based study...Full Article
Who under reports smoking on birth records: a Monte Carlo predictive model with validation.
Abstract Background Research has shown that self-reports of smoking during pregnancy may underestimate true prevalence. However, little is known about which populations have higher rates of underreporting. Availability of more...Full Article
Utilizing the Patient Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS®) to increase referral to ancillary support services for severely symptomatic patients with gynecologic cancer.
Abstract OBJECTIVE: The Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS®) Network has developed a comprehensive repository of electronic patient reported outcomes measures (ePROs) of major symptom domains that have been validated...Full Article
Measuring health utility in varying pregnancy contexts among a diverse cohort of pregnant women
Abstract Objective: To contribute to decision analysis by estimating utility, defined as an individual’s valuation of specific health states, for different pregnancy contexts. Study design: Cross-sectional analysis of data from pregnant women...Full Article