Ann Gerhardt

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The objective of this study was to describe the availability of early surgical and medical abortion among members of the National Abortion Federation (NAF) and to identify factors affecting the integration of early abortion services into current services. Telephone interviews were conducted with staff at 113 Planned Parenthood affiliates and independent(More)
The worldwide trend towards liberalizing abortion laws has resulted in reduced abortion-related mortality in areas where legal abortion is accessible. In countries considering abortion reform, policy-makers and health care providers have a responsibility to ensure that provisions of any new law can be met. Preparations underway to prepare for South(More)
We report a 26-year-old woman presented at the day of admission in the I.C.U. with increased perspiration, plethora and distinct tetany of both legs. Particularly unusual was an exophthalmus on both sides, a rectal temperature of 38.3 degrees Celsius and a blood pressure of high level (180/110 mmHg). Laboratory findings were a low serum calcium(More)
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