Is gyn neglected for OB?

Mary Songster-Alpin mary_songster_alpin at ncsu.edu
Wed Mar 15 10:02:38 EST 1995


In article <3k5g2a$96j at newsbf02.news.aol.com> rgyure at aol.com (RGyure) writes:
>From: rgyure at aol.com (RGyure)
>Subject: Re: Is gyn neglected for OB?
>Date: 14 Mar 1995 20:31:54 -0500

>I absolutely feel what you say is true. I have had some very bad
>experiences with my HMO. At this HMO, women are asked to take all their
>care from GP's. Only in the case of a special "problem" are you referred
>to an OB/GYN.  After going thru a difficult pregnancy and miscarriage, and
>traveling thru this system, I realized how outrageous it is not to provide
>women ROUTINELY with specialists who are familiar with women's health in
>particular-- GYNECOLOGISTS. We don't just need them to perform D&C's and
>give birth to our babies-- we need them for routine care. We are half the
>population-- and deserve medical care from specialists in our biology.



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