Perinatal pathology – hope for the future? The Trainees perspective

Perinatal pathology – hope for the future? The Trainees perspective

Authors: Daniel Nuzum (1), Brendan Fitzgerald (3), Keelin O’Donoghue (1,4), Margaret Jane Evans (2) (1) Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University College Cork, Cork University Maternity Hospital, Wilton, Cork, Ireland; (2) Department of Pathology, Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh, Scotland; (3) Department of Pathology, Cork University Hospital, Wilton, Cork, Ireland; (4) Irish Centre for Fetal and Neonatal Translational Research (INFANT), University College Cork, Cork, Ireland. Introduction: Post-mortem and placental examination provides

Read More

Perinatal pathology and the coroner/fiscal systems: consultant views

Perinatal pathology and the coroner/fiscal systems: consultant views

Daniel Nuzum (1), Brendan Fitzgerald (3), Keelin O’Donoghue (1,4), Margaret Jane Evans (2) (1) Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University College Cork, Cork University Maternity Hospital, Wilton, Cork, Ireland; (2) Department of Pathology, Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh, Scotland; (3) Department of Pathology, Cork University Hospital, Wilton, Cork, Ireland; (4) Irish Centre for Fetal and Neonatal Translational Research (INFANT), University College Cork, Cork, Ireland. Introduction: During the past year (2018) it

Read More

Perinatal pathology: current practice and hopes for the future

Perinatal pathology: current practice and hopes for the future

Daniel Nuzum (1), Brendan Fitzgerald (3), Keelin O’Donoghue (1,4), Margaret Jane Evans (2) (1) Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University College Cork, Cork University Maternity Hospital, Wilton, Cork, Ireland; (2) Department of Pathology, Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh, Scotland; (3) Department of Pathology, Cork University Hospital, Wilton, Cork, Ireland; (4) Irish Centre for Fetal and Neonatal Translational Research (INFANT), University College Cork, Cork, Ireland. Introduction: Post-mortem and placental examination provides valuable

Read More

Bumps, Babies, Parents, Tips (Video) – health care messages for young parents

Bumps, Babies, Parents, Tips (Video) – health care messages for young parents

Dr Margaret Jane Evans Consultant Perinatal Pathologist, Department of Pathology, Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, Scotland, UK Background: The stillbirth rate in the UK remains one of the highest within the high-income countries (4.2 per 1000 in Scotland). Young parents in particular may be misinformed about risk by peers and/or relatives. Communicating risk factors to prospective parents may reduce the rate. Objectives: We examined the understanding of pregnancy related health messages in

Read More