The epidemiology of incomplete abortion in South Africa. National Incomplete Abortion Reference Group.

@article{Rees1997TheEO,
  title={The epidemiology of incomplete abortion in South Africa. National Incomplete Abortion Reference Group.},
  author={Helen V Rees and Judith M. Katzenellenbogen and R Shabodien and Rachel Jewkes and Sue Fawcus and Jonah McIntyre and Carl J. Lombard and H Truter},
  journal={South African medical journal = Suid-Afrikaanse tydskrif vir geneeskunde},
  year={1997},
  volume={87 4},
  pages={432-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To describe the epidemiology of incomplete abortion (spontaneous miscarriage and illegally induced) in South Africa. DESIGN Multicentre, prospective, descriptive study. SETTING Fifty-six public hospitals in nine provinces (a stratified, random sample of all hospitals treating gynaecological emergencies). PATIENTS All women of gestation under 22 weeks who presented with incomplete abortion during the 2-week study period. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Incidence of, morbidity associated… CONTINUE READING
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