Contraception and Surgical Abortion Aftercare

Eve Espey, Laura Macisaac

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationManagement of Unintended and Abnormal Pregnancy
Subtitle of host publicationComprehensive Abortion Care
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons
Number of pages16
ISBN (Print)9781405176965
StatePublished - 22 May 2009
Externally publishedYes


  • Contraception and surgical abortion aftercare
  • Contraceptive care - integral part of abortion services
  • Gestational trophoblastic disease (GTD)
  • Intrauterine contraception - method of reversible contraception
  • Methylergonovine - ergot derivative causing uterine contractions
  • Progestin-only pills (POPs) - for women desiring oral contraceptive
  • Prostaglandins having contractile effect on uterine smooth muscle
  • Uterotonic medications in treating atony

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