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Medical abortion for adolescents

Published
April 1st, 2011
Type
Staff Publication
Topic
Medical Abortion
Authors
Raymond, Elizabeth G., Grimes, D.A., Raymond, E.G.

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.

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