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close this bookClinical Management of Abortion Complications: A practical Guide (WHO - OMS, 1994, 86 p.)
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View the documentPREFACE
View the documentINTRODUCTION
Open this folder and view contentsCHAPTER 1 - INITIAL ASSESSMENT: DETERMINING THE WOMAN'S NEEDS FOR IMMEDIATE TREATMENT
Open this folder and view contentsCHAPTER 2 - MANAGEMENT OF SHOCK
Open this folder and view contentsCHAPTER 3 - MANAGEMENT OF MODERATE TO LIGHT VAGINAL BLEEDING
Open this folder and view contentsCHAPTER 4 - MANAGEMENT OF SEVERE VAGINAL BLEEDING
Open this folder and view contentsCHAPTER 5 - MANAGEMENT OF INTRA-ABDOMINAL INJURY
Open this folder and view contentsCHAPTER 6 - MANAGEMENT OF SEPSIS
Open this folder and view contentsCHAPTER 7 - GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF EMERGENCY ABORTION CARE
Open this folder and view contentsANNEX 1 - EQUIPMENT AND FACILITIES FOR ABORTION CARE
View the documentANNEX 2 - EXAMPLE OF A REFERRAL FORM FOR COMPLICATIONS OF ABORTION CASES
View the documentANNEX 3 - EMERGENCY RESUSCITATION MATERIALS
View the documentANNEX 4 - ESSENTIAL DRUGS FOR EMERGENCY ABORTION CARE
View the documentANNEX 5 - SUPPLIES FOR SURGICAL UTERINE EVACUATION PROCEDURES
View the documentANNEX 6 - INSTRUMENTS AND EQUIPMENT FOR FIRST TRIMESTER UTERINE EVACUATION
View the documentANNEX 7 - INSTRUMENTS AND EQUIPMENT FOR SECOND TRIMESTER UTERINE EVACUATION
View the documentANNEX 8 - INSTRUMENTS AND SUPPLIES FOR LAPAROTOMY
View the documentANNEX 9 - LABORATORY AND BLOOD MATERIALS
View the documentANNEX 10 - MANUFACTURERS, SUPPLIERS AND SOURCES OF PROCUREMENT OF EMERGENCY GYNAECOLOGIC EQUIPMENT
View the documentANNEX 11 - MANUAL VACUUM ASPIRATION (MVA)
View the documentANNEX 12 - DILATION AND CURETTAGE (D&C)
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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

These guidelines were compiled and edited by IPAS in Carrboro, NC, USA, under a contract from the World Health Organization. P. Blumenthal, J. Winkler, A. Leonard, and L. Yordy served as the primary writers and editors of this document.

An outstanding team of international health professionals participated in the working group that produced the final version of these guidelines: H. Akhter, J. Chirinos, K. McLaurin, S. Mehta, K.O. Rogo, N. Toubia, N. Younis, K. Yusof, M.A. Belsey, C. AbouZahr, J. Fortney, R.H. Johnson, G. Walker, L. Mehra, J. Kierski, R. Guidotti, A. Jacobs, P.F.A. Van Look, O. Meirik, H.M. Bathija, A.I. Mundigo, O.M. Frank, K.E. Ringheim, L. Phillip, and K. Janovsky-Weir.

In the preparation and reviewing of the text, the World Health Organization acknowledges the valuable contributions of: H. Akhter, A. AriƱez, P. Bhiwandiwala, D. Chikamata, J. Chirinos, G. Delano, J. Fortney, G. Huggins, O.A. Ladipo, K. Like, J.D. Ortiz Mariscal, S. Mehta, D. Minkler, M. Potts, A. Rizo, K.O. Rogo, J.M. Sotelo, N. Toubia, L.B. Tyrer, J. Tyson, D.A.A. Verkuyl, K. Yusof, and N. Younis.

Special thanks to J. Protiva, S. Johnson and V. Henderson for their valuable assistance in the production of this document.

This document was produced with a generous grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation whose support is gratefully acknowledged.