Women's Health Issues
9, Number 4, July/August 1999


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New Approach to Assessing Clinical Quality of Care for Women: The QA Tool System
Elizabeth A. McGlynn, Eva A. Kerr, Steven M. Asch, 184

Ethical Considerations in Research Involving Pregnant Women
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, 194

Ethical Considerations? A Commentary on ACOG Committee Opinion 213: "Ethical Considerations in Research Involving Pregnant Women"
Virginia A. Sharpe, 199

Why Single Out Pregnant Women? Comments on ACOGs Recommendations for Involving Pregnant Women in Research
Patricia A. Roche and Michael A. Grodin, 202

Ethical Considerations in Research Involving Pregnant Women
Frank A. Chervenak, Lawrence B. McCullough, 206

Two Challenges for Research Ethics: Innovative Treatment and Fetal Treatment
Elena Gates, 208

Postmenopausal Women Take Steps to Reduce Their Osteoporosis Risk
Carolyn A. Raab, Donna Gregerson, Janet M. Shaw, Christine Snow, 211

Congestive Heart Failure with Preserved Systolic Function: Is it a Womens Disease?
Roshni S. Samuel, Jeffrey Hausdorff, Jeanne Y. Wei, 219

Congestive heart failure with preserved systolic function is increased in prevalence with advancing age, especially in women, indicating the strong impact of gender on this common disease.