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  • We have a few different approaches to cholestasis and fetal surveillance at my institution. But, none involve hospitalization or continuos monitoring. Rarely a patient is hospitalized to facilitate liver evaluation when there is a concern that cholestasis ...

  • The hospitals where I practice do not have a policy on management of cholestasis. Our local MFM practice does not have a policy either. Per several articles reviewed in UpToDate, risk of IUFD is about 1.5% with bile acids 40-99 micromol/L, so hospitalization ...

  • We have a policy on Cholestasis of Pregnancy that may be somewhat too conservative: a) hospitalization for continuous fetal monitoring  in all patients with bile acids of > 40,  or high LFT's b) outpatient monitoring only for mild cases, i.e. bile ...

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  • Practice Management Conference


    Oct 4 - 5, (PT)
    Join maternal-fetal medicine specialists and administrative leads in MFM practices at the at the 2018 Practice Management Conference on  October 4-5, 2018 in Scottsdale, AZ.  Previously called the AMFMM Annual Business Meeting, this year's conference will provide an opportunity to learn more about the business of MFM, including case studies and best practices, processes for continuous quality improvement, and networking opportunities with leaders in the field.

  • Dan O'Keeffe Academy for Leadership and Development


    Oct 5 - 7, (MT)
    The SMFM Academy for Leadership and Development provides MFMs with opportunities to to garner leadership training in-person and online.  Engage with your peers and gain critical leadership knowledge and skills for today’s healthcare environment. The first session of 2018-2019 Leadership Academy will take place on   October 5-7, 2018 in Denver.

  • Coding Course for Maternal-Fetal Medicine


    Oct 18 - 19, (ET)
    Designed especially for maternal-fetal medicine specialists and their staff, the SMFM Coding Course features class discussions with world-renowned speakers. Get the latest updates that impact MFM billing, improve your documentation and ultimately generate more revenue for your practice. Our fall course will take place on  October 18-19, 2018 in Philadelphia.   

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