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The use of hospital resources to treat incomplete abortions: examples from Latin America.

@article{Fortney1981TheUO,
  title={The use of hospital resources to treat incomplete abortions: examples from Latin America.},
  author={Judith A. Fortney},
  journal={Public health reports},
  year={1981},
  volume={96 6},
  pages={
          574-9
        }
}
  • Judith A. Fortney
  • Published in Public health reports 1981
  • Medicine
  • INDUCED ABORTION IS WIDESPREAD in Latin America, despite the fact that in every country it is available legally only under limited circumstances. Estimates of the overall incidence of abortion, characterized by Corvalan (1) as epidemic, are difficult to obtain. However, the consensus seems to be that the incidence is high and rising. The adverse consequences of illegal abortion extend beyond the obvious effects of health complications. Because of the drain on their scarce resources by patients… CONTINUE READING

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