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Oral misoprostol as first-line care for incomplete abortion in Burkina Faso

Published:
Oct. 2012
Type:
Staff Publication
Topic:
Pregnancy Failure
Authors:
Blum, Jennifer, Diop, Ayisha Blandine, T., Ouattara, A.Z., Coral, A., Hassane, C., Clotaire, H., Dao, B., Lankoande, J., Diop, A., Blum, J.

This study aimed to explore 400 mcg sublingual misoprostol as primary treatment in lower-level facilities with no previous experience providing postabortion care. The results demonstrated that misoprostol is a viable option for treatment of incomplete abortion at mid-level facilities.

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