Search Resources (English): Surgical abortion

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Method comparison: comparison of the two types of first trimester abortion: a resource for patients   
http://www.theaccessproject.org/consumers/MethodComparison.html
Provides a comparison between the two types of first trimester abortions: Abortion Pill / Medical Abortion (Mifepristone or Mifeprex) and Surgical Abortion (Suction or Vacuum Aspiration). (See Details)
Manual vacuum aspiration bibliography   
http://www.theaccessproject.org/ResourcesMVA.html
Presents an alphabetically ordered bibliography of manual vacuum aspiration containing works from 1984-2003. (See Details)
Comparativo de dos tipos de aborto durante el primer trimestre de embarazo  
http://www.theaccessproject.org/medical_abortion/downloads/MethodCompSpCol.pdf
Provides a comparison, in Spanish, between the two types of first trimester abortions: Abortion Pill/Medical Abortion and Surgical Abortion (Suction or Vacuum Aspiration). (See Details)
Manual vacuum aspiration: expanding women's access to safe abortion services  
http://www.ipas.org/publications/en/mva_expanding_access.pdf
Outlines both clinical and practical reasons supporting the use of manual vacuum aspiration (MVA)for induced abortion. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Misoprostol as cervical preparation agent for first-trimester surgical abortion  
http://www.ipas.org/publications/en/Medical_Abortion/med_ab_misoprostol_cervical_prep_en.pdf
Presents guidelines on the use of misoprostol as a cervical preparation during first-trimester abortion procedures to reduce the risk of short-term complications. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Manual vacuum aspiration for first-trimester abortion  
http://archfami.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/full/7/6/559
Assesses the safety and effectiveness of manual vacuum aspiration (MVA) for abortion in a primary care office setting. (See Details)
Published: 1998
Manual vacuum aspiration (MVA) for uterine evacuation: pain management  
http://www.ipas.org/publications/en/mva_pain_management.pdf
Addresses the types and origins of discomfort that women may experience while undergoing uterine evacuation, as well as techniques for reducing this discomfort. (See Details)
Focus on abortion services in Quebec  
http://www.fqpn.qc.ca/contenu/pdf/ResearchCFCFQPN2010.pdf

A research report that examines the quality of abortion services offered in Quebec. Finds that, while Quebec offers better access to abortion services than does any other province in Canada, Quebec women still face many obstacles when they choose to terminate a pregnancy.

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Published: 2010