Conservative management of spontaneous abortions. Women's experiences.

@article{Wiebe1999ConservativeMO,
  title={Conservative management of spontaneous abortions. Women's experiences.},
  author={Ellen Ruth Wiebe and P. Janssen},
  journal={Canadian family physician Medecin de famille canadien},
  year={1999},
  volume={45},
  pages={2355-60}
}
OBJECTIVE To describe women's experiences with expectant management of spontaneous abortions. DESIGN Descriptive survey using questionnaires with fixed-choice and open-ended questions. The latter were analyzed for themes, using qualitative methods. SETTING Urban and suburban private primary care family practices. PARTICIPANTS A convenience sample of family practice patients (59 of 80 eligible) pregnant for less than 12 weeks who had spontaneous abortions without surgery. Response rate was… CONTINUE READING

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