Abortion and postabortion care

Chapter

Abstract

  • Learning Objectives: After reading this chapter and answering the discussion questions that follow, you should be able to Critically analyze the history, incidence, and reasons for abortion from a global perspective. Identify and discuss differences in implementation of abortion laws and policies across different countries, and the public health implications with particular attention to unsafe abortion and abortion-related mortality and morbidity. Explain abortion techniques and safety and appraise the emerging trend toward earlier abortion in countries where abortion is safe and available. Discuss postabortion care - its evolution, current best practices, and examples. © Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2009.
  • Digital Object Identifier (doi)

    International Standard Book Number (isbn) 13

  • 9780387892443
  • Start Page

  • 191
  • End Page

  • 201