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Jill Durocher

Medical abortion for adolescents

Published
April 20th, 2011
Type
Publication
Topic
Medical Abortion
Authors
Raymond, Elizabeth G., Grimes, D.A.

BMJ 2011; 20 April 2011; 342; doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.d2185

This editorial explores issues of safety and effectiveness of medical abortion among adolescents compared to adults, reflecting on an article by Niinimäki 2011. No evidence suggests that medical abortion is more risky or less successful in adolescents than in older women.