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Flashcards in Abortion Deck (23):
1

T/F Nearly 90% of abortions occur in the first three months of pregnancy.

T

2

T/F Induced abortion is common: 40% of american women have had one.

T

3

T/F the risk of mortality due to abortion is less than the risk of mortality due to pregnancy.

T --> only approximate each other in second trimester

4

T/F earlier abortion procedures are safer.

T

5

What tissues would be recognizable at 5-7 weeks?

decidua, trophoblastic villi

6

What tissues would be recognizable at 9-12 weeks?

decidua, placenta, fetal parts

7

Does medication abortion require a gynecologic exam?

No

8

Medication abortion typically involves what drugs?

mifepristone and misoprostol

9

_____ is a progesterone receptor antagonist.

mifepristone

10

_____ is a prostaglandin that causes uterine cramping and expulsion

misoprostol

11

_____ is a folic acid antagonist

methotrexate --> tubal/ectopic pregnancy

12

T/F Can use misoprostol alone for abortion

T

13

Nausea, diarrhea, vomiting, and headaches are consequences of which medical abortion component?

misoprostol --> prostaglandin

14

MOA of mifepristone

anti-progestin --> blocks progesterone and anti-glucocorticoid (blocks implantation) --> 4-6 hours to complete abortion

15

T/F Misoprostol is heat unstable.

F --> heat stable --> useful outside the occident

16

Effects of misoprostol

uterine contraction, softening and priming of cervix, prevents/treats ulcers, nausea/vomiting/diarrhea, fever +chil ls

17

Methotrexate delivery

IM --> takes up to a week

18

T/F pregnancy is possible in the first month post abortion

T

19

_____ methods are the most effective form of contraception with equal/better safety to any other method

LARC = long acting reversible contraception

20

T/F IUDs may be safely inserted immediately after spontaneous or induced abortions

T

21

Contraindication to IUD insertion

after septic abortion

22

how long after medical abortion can a patient have insertion of an IUD?

1 week followup

23

T/F ovulation may occur within 7-10 days of abortion.

T