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.
Keywords: Analgesia, abortion, first trimester surgical abortion, surgical abortion, pain
How to Cite:
Murray, M. E. & Hardy-Fairbanks, A. J. & Racek, A. & Stockdale, C. K., (2014) “Pain control options for first trimester surgical abortions: a review”, Proceedings in Obstetrics and Gynecology 4(2), 1-6. doi: https://doi.org/10.17077/2154-4751.1247
Rights: Copyright © 2014 Miriam E W Murray, Abbey J. Hardy-Fairbanks, Adrianne Racek, and Colleen K. Stockdale