An Overview of Medical Abortion for Clinical Practice

  title={An Overview of Medical Abortion for Clinical Practice},
  author={Amy G. Bryant and Elizabeth Adkins Regan and Gretchen S. Stuart},
  journal={Obstetrical \& Gynecological Survey},
Medical abortion is a safe, convenient, and effective method for terminating an early unintended pregnancy. Medical abortion can be performed up to 63 days from the last menstrual period and may even be used up to 70 days for women who prefer medical abortion over surgical abortion. Counseling on the adverse effects and expectations for medical abortion is critical to success. Medical abortion can be performed in a clinic without special equipment, and it is perceived as more “natural” than a… Expand
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