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Flashcards in Abortion Deck (10):
1

One in _ women will have an abortion

three

2

Abortions can be __ or ___

spontaneous or induced

3

90% of abortions occur in the ___ trimester of pregnancy

first

4

Abortions before _ weeks are the safest for the women

8

5

What are the two recognizable tissues after an abortion after 5 and 12 weeks?

Decidua and trophoblastic villi after 5, then placenta at 9, then fetal parts at 12

6

The two components of a medical abortion are

mifepristone and misoprostol

7

Mifepristone is an anti __ and misoprostol is a ____

progesterone; prostaglandin

8

Misoprostol causes ___ contractions and helps expel the fetal tissue

uterine

9

Ovulation can begin _ after an abortion

a week

10

Methotrexate is the standard of care for

ectopic pregnancies