The Role of Misoprostol in Scaling Up Postabortion Care


This letter, published in International Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health, presents the benefits of misoprostol for use in treating incomplete abortion. Its relative ease of use for this indication and cost-effectiveness, render misoprostol a key tool for scaling up access to postabortion care services in remote areas where deaths from unsafe abortion are common.

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N. Sahin-Hodoglugil
Publication date: 
July 1, 2009
Publication type: 
Letter to the Editor