Paracervical block in incomplete abortion using manual vacuum aspiration: randomized clinical trial.

@article{Gmez2004ParacervicalBI,
  title={Paracervical block in incomplete abortion using manual vacuum aspiration: randomized clinical trial.},
  author={Pio Iv{\'a}n G{\'o}mez and H. Gaitan and Casilda Nova and Alejandro Paradas},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={2004},
  volume={103 5 Pt 1},
  pages={943-51}
}
OBJECTIVE To estimate the effectiveness of paracervical block in controlling pain among women treated with manual vacuum aspiration for an incomplete abortion METHODS A randomized clinical trial was conducted at Nuestra Señora de Altagracia, a maternal and perinatal referral hospital in the Dominican Republic. The sample size was based on a clinical difference of 1.5 points in the level of pain measured with the visual analog scale using 90% power and a sampling error of 0.04. Women who were… CONTINUE READING