Pain during early abortion.

  title={Pain during early abortion.},
  author={L. S. Borgatta and David G. Nickinovich},
  journal={The Journal of reproductive medicine},
  volume={42 5},
OBJECTIVE To determine which factors predict pain perception in women undergoing first-trimester abortion under local anesthesia. STUDY DESIGN Women undergoing first-trimester abortion with local anesthesia were asked about their perception of pain during the procedure and at the time of discharge from the recovery room. They were also asked to compare the amount of pain experienced to their expected amount of pain. Additional data were abstracted from the patient record. RESULTS During the… CONTINUE READING

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