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loss of pregnancy prior to 20 weeks

spontaneous abortion

2

Vaginal bleeding within first 20 weeks of gestation not ending in spontaneous abortion, w/o cervical dilation

threatened abortion

3

Vaginal bleeding with cervical dilation but no passage of tissue

inevitable abortion

4

Vaginal bleeding with cervical dilation and partial expulsion of products of conception (POC)

incomplete abortion

5

Vaginal bleeding decreasing, All POC expelled, Cervix closed

complete abortion

6

Fetal death with or without spotting

missed abortion

7

Threatened, inevitable, or incomplete abortion with signs of uterine infection

septic abortion

8

fetal cardiac activity seen on TV U/S when hcg >

13000

9

most frequently performed gyn surgery

dilation and curettage (D&C)

10

when is dilation and curettage performed?

1st trimester

11

when is dilation & evacuation performed?

2nd trimester

12

most commonly used medical abortion regimen

prostaglandin

13

for how long is medical abortion safe?

49 days gestation

14

recurrent pregnancy loss is defined as ___losses before_____

3+ losses before 20 weeks

15

_____% abortions have major complications

0.3%

16

risk of maternal death associated with childbirth is ____than that for an abortion

12x