Pain control is a significant issue for women undergoing gynecological procedures including first trimester surgical abortion. Pain perception is a complex phenomenon which impacts the selection of analgesia. We present a review on the efficacy of various pain control modalities for first trimester surgical abortion in the clinical setting.
Analgesia, abortion, first trimester surgical abortion, surgical abortion, pain
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Copyright © 2014 Miriam E W Murray, Abbey J. Hardy-Fairbanks, Adrianne Racek, and Colleen K. Stockdale
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Murray ME, Hardy-Fairbanks AJ, Racek A, Stockdale CK. Pain control options for first trimester surgical abortions: a review. Proc Obstet Gynecol. 2014 Oct 30;4(2):Article 2 [6 p.]. https://doi.org/10.17077/2154-4751.1247. Free full text article.