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Unformatted text preview: s Contraceptive patch s Vaginal ring s Intrauterine device Hormonal Contraceptives s Emergency Contraception s Preven s Plan B s Intrauterine device (IUD) Sterilization s Tubal ligation s Vasectomy Abortion s Surgical Abortion s Dilation and Curettage (Suction Curettage) s Most common 1 st trimester abortion s Dilation and Extraction s Performed at 13 th-24 th week Abortion s Medical Abortion s Involves the use of drugs s Early in pregnancy (49 days after last menses) s In 2000, FDA approved mifepristone for termination of early pregnancy s Requires three visits to healthcare provider s Mifepristone (600 mg) –Blocks progesterone s Misoprostol –Causes uterine contractions...
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This note was uploaded on 02/07/2011 for the course KINE 250 taught by Professor Jankovitz during the Spring '05 term at Cal Poly.
- Spring '05