Induced Termination of Pregnancy Before and After
JAMA. 1992 Dec 9; 268(22): 3231-3239.
This report provides an assessment of the mortality and morbidity of women who terminate their pregnancy through induced abortion and examines how the safety of abortion has changed through time. It also assesses the likely impact of restrictive abortion laws on the mortality and morbidity of pregnant women who choose to terminate their pregnancy. In keeping with the intent of Resolution 17, the purpose of this report is to enable the voting public and government officials to make informed decisions concerning this medical procedure based on scientific facts.
Abortion; Adults; Attitudes; Consent; Education; Evaluation; Evaluation Studies; Females; Government; Government Regulation; Health; Health Care; Health Care Delivery; Historical Aspects; Induced Abortion; Legal Aspects; Laws; Maternal Health; Medical Education; Mental Health; Methods; Minors; Morbidity; Mortality; Notification; Organizations; Parental Consent; Physicians; Pregnant Women; Professional Organizations; Psychological Stress; Public Health; Public Policy; Pregnancy; Regulation; Risks and Benefits; Social Impact; Socioeconomic Factors; State Government; Statistics; Trends; Women's Health;
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Induced Termination of Pregnancy Before and After Roe vs Wade: Trends in the Mortality and Morbidity of Women Unknown author (American Medical Association. Council on Scientific Affairs, 1992-12-09)