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ALLMedicine™ Abortion Complications Center

Research & Reviews  68 results

Health care providers' perceptions of using misoprostol in the treatment of incomplete ...
BMC Health Services Research; Wagenheim CA, Savosnick H et. al.

Dec 3rd, 2022 - In Malawi, abortion is only legal to save a pregnant woman's life. Treatment for complications after unsafe abortions has a massive impact on the already impoverished health care system. Even though manual vacuum aspiration (MVA) and misoprostol a...

Post-abortion Complications: A Narrative Review for Emergency Clinicians.
The Western Journal of Emergency Medicine; Bridwell RE, Long B et. al.

Nov 22nd, 2022 - An abortion is a procedure defined by termination of pregnancy, most commonly performed in the first or second trimester. There are several means of classification, but the most important includes whether the abortion was maternally "safe" (perfor...

Adolescent pregnancy outcomes in Jos, North Central Nigeria: The roles of disclosure an...
Global Public Health; Degge HM, Olorunsaiye CZ et. al.

Nov 21st, 2022 - Adolescent pregnancy is mostly unintended and an indicator of unmet sexual and reproductive health (SRH) needs. In most African cultures, sociocultural and religious expectations of chastity make unintended adolescent pregnancy a traumatic experie...

Women's Perceived Barriers to Accessing Post-Abortion Care Services in Selected Distric...
Annals of Global Health; Netshinombelo M, Maputle MS et. al.

Sep 9th, 2022 - Despite different interventions to curb unwanted pregnancies, repositioning Family Planning and post-abortion care services as critical priorities in health programme in Kwa-Zulu Natal, women are still admitted with induced abortion complications....

Determinants of maternal near miss events among women admitted to tertiary hospitals in...
BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth; Dahie HA

Aug 23rd, 2022 - A maternal near-miss is a situation in which a woman was on the verge of death but survived a life-threatening obstetric complication that happened during pregnancy, childbirth, or within 42 days after the pregnancy's termination. Survivors of nea...

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Guidelines  1 results

Clinical guidelines. Cervical preparation for surgical abortion from 20 to 24 weeks' ge...
Contraception Newmann S, Dalve-Endres A et. al.

Mar 18th, 2008 - Although less than 2% of abortions in the United States occur after 20 weeks, procedures performed at more advanced gestations are associated with increased morbidity and mortality. Adequate cervical preparation before dilation and evacuation (D&E...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  4 results

Cervical Preparation for Surgical Abortion at 12-14 Weeks: a Prospective, Randomized, Evaluator-blinded, Multicenter, Controlled Comparison Between Mifepristone, Misoprostol and Their Combination

Sep 1st, 2014 - More than 100 000 surgical abortions are annually performed in France. About four in ten women will have an abortion in their life. Abortion complications are cervical tearing (0.1-1.18%), uterine perforation (0.09-19.8‰), hemorrhage (1.5‰) and in...

Comparison of Laminaria and Misoprostol for Cervical Preparation Before Second Trimester Surgical Abortion

Sep 5th, 2012 - This is a prospective randomized study. The aim of the study is to compare preparation of the cervix before surgical abortion with laminaria and misoprostol. Primary outcome measures will include: Initial cervical opening and the need for further ...

Sublingual Misoprostol Versus Standard Surgical Care for the Treatment of Incomplete Abortion

Mar 30th, 2012 - In this study, we will compare the safety and efficacy of 400 mcg sublingually administered misoprostol alone to standard surgical care for the treatment of incomplete abortion. This study will provide important data on the role of misoprostol in ...

Comparison of the Safety of First Trimester Abortions Performed by Physicians and Non-Physicians in South Africa and Viet Nam.

Sep 6th, 2006 - Objective There have been no studies in developing countries assessing the safety of midlevel providers (MLP) compared to physicians in performing first-trimester manual vacuum aspiration abortion. In South Africa and Viet Nam, MLP (midwives and p...

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News  4 results

No Abortion Surge After Mifepristone Restrictions Dropped in Canada

Dec 8th, 2021 - While lifting restrictions on mifepristone (Mifeprex) was associated with an increase in medical abortions, the overall abortion rate remained stable and safety outcomes were reassuring, according to a study based in Canada. The proportion of medi...

Facility Type Not a Factor in Abortion Complications

Jun 26th, 2018 - Advocates for laws requiring that abortions be performed at ambulatory surgical centers (ASCs) claim the facilities make the procedure safer, but a new study found that abortions conducted in offices and other non-ASCs did not put patients at grea...

States pass tougher abortion restrictions
Alicia Gallegos

Aug 23rd, 2017 - A number of states are tightening restrictions for women seeking abortions, while one state – Oregon – has enacted a law that could expand access. Here’s a breakdown of the latest state actions and how they could impact women and physicians.

Mississippi: Is This the End Game in the Abortion War?

Apr 29th, 2014 - Obtaining a legal abortion in the state of Mississippi could become impossible due to a new law requiring ob/gyns to have hospital admitting privileges in order to perform abortions. At this writing no abortion provider in Mississippi has hospital...

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