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Non-Pharmacologic Patient Centered Pain Control Adjuncts During First Trimester Abortion: A Randomized Controlled Study

2015-10-28 14:38:22 | BioPortfolio

Summary

This study will examine the use of non-pharmacologic pain control techniques and pain-management counseling as an additional tool for reducing pain during first trimester aspiration abortion.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Subject), Primary Purpose: Supportive Care

Conditions

Pregnancy Termination

Intervention

Non-pharmacologic pain control adjuncts

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

University of Hawaii

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2015-10-28T14:38:22-0400

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

Illegal termination of pregnancy.

The hormone-responsive glandular layer of ENDOMETRIUM that sloughs off at each menstrual flow (decidua menstrualis) or at the termination of pregnancy. During pregnancy, the thickest part of the decidua forms the maternal portion of the PLACENTA, thus named decidua placentalis. The thin portion of the decidua covering the rest of the embryo is the decidua capsularis.

Termination of pregnancy under conditions allowed under local laws. (POPLINE Thesaurus, 1991)

A process of GENETIC TRANSLATION whereby the last amino acid is added to a lengthening polypeptide. This termination is signaled from the MESSENGER RNA, by one of three termination codons (CODON, TERMINATOR) that immediately follows the last amino acid-specifying CODON.

Proteins produced by organs of the mother or the PLACENTA during PREGNANCY. These proteins may be pregnancy-specific (present only during pregnancy) or pregnancy-associated (present during pregnancy or under other conditions such as hormone therapy or certain malignancies.)

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