Track topics on Twitter Track topics that are important to you
This study is a randomized controlled trial designed to measure abortion stigma related to the Pennsylvania Abortion Control Act. Women seeking abortion will be randomized to receive the validated Individual Level Abortion Stigma Scale either before or after consent via the Pennsylvania Abortion Control Act language. The primary outcome will be the stigma scores in the two groups.
Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
Pennsylvania State Abortion Consent
Penn Family Planning and Pregnancy Loss Center
University of Pennsylvania
Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-02-03T17:53:23-0500
In many low-income countries, unsafe abortion is recognized as a leading cause of maternal morbidity and mortality. Social stigma surrounding abortion and contraceptive use plays a critica...
Septic abortion is a serious condition. Women with septic abortion are treated with clindamycin plus gentamicin using divided doses, i.e., thrice a day. The objective of this study is to ...
This is a randomized prospective study evaluating the impact of a brief contraceptive education intervention with optional referral for financial counseling on post abortion long-acting re...
Women having abortions are at high risk for subsequent unintended pregnancy and repeat abortion. Clearly, encouraging contraceptive use after abortion is a high priority. Long acting rever...
The purpose of this study is to evaluate if BhCG testing to determine the completion of medical abortion simplifies the medical abortion protocol. Investigators hypothesize that women rand...
Abortion is a common medical procedure at the center of political debate. Yet, abortion stigma at the individual level is under-researched; the nascent research on abortion stigma has not yet document...
In Ethiopia, liberalization of the abortion law in 2005 led to changes in abortion services. It is important to examine how levels and types of abortion care-i.e., legal abortion and treatment of abor...
Abortion availability and accessibility vary by state. Especially in areas where services are restricted or limited, some women travel to obtain abortion services in other states. Little is known abou...
There is limited reliable information on abortion in Iran, where abortion is illegal and many women of reproductive age seek clandestine abortion to end their unintended pregnancy. This study aims to ...
The absence of agreement on the ethical legitimacy of abortion does not entail the impossibility of finding a consensus on the best policy on abortion. This consensus is affordable because nobody doub...
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.
Women's Health - key topics include breast cancer, pregnancy, menopause, stroke Follow and track Women's Health News on BioPortfolio: Women's Health News RSS Women'...
Obstetrics and gynaecology
Fertility Menopause Obstetrics & Gynaecology Osteoporosis Women's Health Obstetrics and gynaecology comprises the care of the pregnant woman, her unborn child and the management of diseases specific to women. Most consultant...