Surgical and medical second trimester abortion in South Africa: A cross-sectional study

@inproceedings{Grossman2011SurgicalAM,
  title={Surgical and medical second trimester abortion in South Africa: A cross-sectional study},
  author={Daniel Grossman and Deborah Constant and Naomi Lince and Marijke Alblas and Kelly Blanchard and Jane Harries},
  booktitle={BMC health services research},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND A high percentage of abortions performed in South Africa are in the second trimester. However, little research focuses on women's experiences seeking second trimester abortion or the efficacy and safety of these services.The objectives are to document clinical and acceptability outcomes of second trimester medical and surgical abortion as performed at public hospitals in the Western Cape Province. METHODS We performed a cross-sectional study of women undergoing abortion at 12.1-20… CONTINUE READING
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