ACOG Practice Bulletin No. 135: Second-trimester abortion.

@article{2013ACOGPB,
  title={ACOG Practice Bulletin No. 135: Second-trimester abortion.},
  author={},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={2013},
  volume={121 6},
  pages={
          1394-406
        }
}
  • Published in Obstetrics and gynecology 2013
  • Medicine
  • Second-trimester abortion is an important component of comprehensive women’s health care, and women seek termination later in pregnancy for a variety of medical and social reasons. Circumstances that can lead to second-trimester abortion include delays in suspecting and testing for pregnancy, delay in obtaining insurance or other funding, and delay in obtaining referral, as well as difficulties in locating and traveling to a provider (5). Poverty, lower education level, and having multiple… CONTINUE READING

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    The use of Mifepristone, an antiprogesterone, and Misoprostol together, has been shown to make the medial abortion process more efficient and reduce the induction-to-abortion interval… Expand
    ConditionsMedical Abortion, Complete or Unspecified, Without Complication
    InterventionOther

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