Abortion rate stays flat worldwide, but unsafe abortion rates climb.
Summary of "Abortion rate stays flat worldwide, but unsafe abortion rates climb."
Restrictive laws and a lack of access to contraception are implicated.
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Name: The American journal of nursing
- PubMed Source: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22456558
- DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/01.NAJ.0000413447.36077.10
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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions
Abortion performed because of possible fetal defects.
Abortion induced to save the life or health of a pregnant woman. (From Dorland, 28th ed)
Any type of abortion, induced or spontaneous, that is associated with infection of the UTERUS and its appendages. It is characterized by FEVER, uterine tenderness, and foul discharge.
A mammalian fetus expelled by INDUCED ABORTION or SPONTANEOUS ABORTION.
Results of conception and ensuing pregnancy, including LIVE BIRTH; STILLBIRTH; SPONTANEOUS ABORTION; INDUCED ABORTION. The outcome may follow natural or artificial insemination or any of the various ASSISTED REPRODUCTIVE TECHNIQUES, such as EMBRYO TRANSFER or FERTILIZATION IN VITRO.