Monday, October 18, 2021
Category: Ambulatory Care Infections, Bacterial Infections, GU Infections, Infections in Pregnancy
Dr. Ju Hee Katzman, Assistant Professor of Infectious Diseases at the University of South Florida, presents an overview of the infectious diseases syndromes that can complicate the intrapartum or post-partum period. Dr. Katzman begins her presentation by discussing chorioamnionitis. She then reviews two post-partum syndromes, endometritis and refractory post-partum fever of undetermined origin. Next, Dr. Katzman discusses infections after perineal lacerations, including simple cases and more complicated ones involving deeper tissue involvement. Lastly, the treatment of UTIs in the peri-partum period is discussed, and Dr. Katzman closes by discussing post-abortal infections and the treatment of Group B Streptococcus agalactiae. Utilizing PollEverywhere, the material is presented in an interactive format.
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