Second Trimester Abortion Provision: Breaking the Silence and Changing the Discourse

@article{Harris2008SecondTA,
  title={Second Trimester Abortion Provision: Breaking the Silence and Changing the Discourse},
  author={Lisa H Harris},
  journal={Reproductive Health Matters},
  year={2008},
  volume={16},
  pages={74 - 81}
}
  • L. Harris
  • Published 1 January 2008
  • Medicine
  • Reproductive Health Matters
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