Premila et al in a study of factors affecting outcome of early medical abortion
with review of 4132 consecutive cases of have found out that those who had a previous abortion were more likely to have a failed medical abortion
(OR = 2.
After taking women on board in local harbours, the specially-equipped ship sails to international waters where it can provide legal and safe medical abortion
Can midlevel health-care providers administer early medical abortion
as safely and effectively as doctors?
There is a slight increase in the chance of birth defects or other health problems if a foetus survives a medical abortion
, but scans show the unborn baby is physically fine.
Since like other prostaglandins this agent increases uterine tone5 it has been used off-label for cervical priming or ripening in medical abortion
induction of labor and prevention of postpartum hemorrhage.
42) After twenty-four hours, a woman could return to the clinic to receive the medications necessary for the medical abortion
and be given instructions for their use.
Safety, efficacy, and acceptability of medical abortion
in China, Cuba, and India: a comparative trial of milepristone-misoprostol versus surgical abortion, American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology, 1997, 176(2):431-437.
More questions remain, however, about ideal timing of placement after medical abortion
Phone follow-up is feasible for medical abortion
and can assess the need for further in-person follow-up," Ms.
also might account for increasing rates of very early abortions.
In the Government's view, this means that both tablets used for medical abortion
must be administered on premises which have been approved under the Abortion Act.
Part II examines modern medical abortion
methods and menstrual extraction as safe and effective methods that, when available, should be chosen over self-induced methods.