Dilation and Evacuation

Cassing Hammond*, Stephen Chasen

*Corresponding author for this work

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23 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationManagement of Unintended and Abnormal Pregnancy
Subtitle of host publicationComprehensive Abortion Care
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons
Pages157-177
Number of pages21
ISBN (Print)9781405176965
DOIs
StatePublished - May 22 2009

Keywords

  • Adequate cervical preparation, decreasing morbidity associated with second-trimester surgical abortion
  • Advances in methods of cervical dilation - facilitating uterine evacuation
  • Dilation and evacuation
  • Dilation and evacuation - safe and effective method of second-trimester abortion
  • Measurement of fetal foot length in gestational age estimation after abortion
  • Osmotic dilators decreasing risk of cervical trauma
  • Patient education and counseling
  • Preoperative evaluation of patient includes pertinent history

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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