Missed abortion versus delayed miscarriage

@article{Hutchon1997MissedAV,
  title={Missed abortion versus delayed miscarriage},
  author={D. Hutchon},
  journal={BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology},
  year={1997},
  volume={104}
}
  • D. Hutchon
  • Published 1997
  • Medicine
  • BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • The conventional terms which describe problems in early pregnancy are threatened abortion, incomplete abortion etc’. The need to avoid the word abortion when speaking to patients, since it is often con- fused in the mind of the public with termination of pregnancy and criminal abortion, has been recognised*. However, even in the most recent medical textbooks where the word miscarriage is used to replace abortion3, the term 
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