Institute:Office of National Coordinator (ONC) Workforce Training Curriculum
Component:Introduction to Health Care and Public Health in the U.S.
Unit:Delivering Health Care - Part 2
Lecture:Outpatient Primary and Secondary Care
Slide content:Obstetrics and Gynecology Obstetrics (OB) Care of women during pregnancy and immediately after childbirth Gynecology (GYN) C are of the female reproductive system Preventive care is an important facet of primary care Often same clinician provides both services 8
Slide notes:Obstetrics is the care of women during pregnancy. Obstetricians also assist in childbirth and provide care in the postnatal period. Gynecology is the care of the female reproductive system. Both obstetrics and gynecology may involve surgery, in addition to the diagnosis and treatment of diseases. Womens health and gynecologic preventive care are important facets of primary care. Often the same clinician provides both obstetric and gynecologic services. 8