Postnatal and postabortion care during adolescence in the National Health System in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

  title={Postnatal and postabortion care during adolescence in the National Health System in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.},
  author={Mariangela N Blanco and Stella Regina Taquette and Denise Leite Maia Monteiro and Fatima Regina Dias de Miranda},
  journal={International journal of gynaecology and obstetrics: the official organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics},
  volume={126 2},
OBJECTIVE To study postnatal and postabortion outpatient care for adolescents in relation to the guidelines of the Brazilian Ministry of Health. METHODS The present cross-sectional study was conducted between 2011 and 2012 via interviews with coordinators from 147 of 148 (99.3%) National Health System facilities providing sexual and reproductive healthcare for adolescents in the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The χ(2) test or Fisher exact test was used to compare ratios, and t test to… CONTINUE READING
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