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REVIEW ARTICLE

The Significance of Early Pregnancy Units in the Practice of a Busy Obstetric Unit

Mandy Abushama, Halima Almuhanadi

Keywords : Miscarriage,Early pregnancy assessment,Obstetric unit

Citation Information : Abushama M, Almuhanadi H. The Significance of Early Pregnancy Units in the Practice of a Busy Obstetric Unit. Donald School J Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2011; 5 (4):405-408.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10009-1216

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-12-2011

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2011; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

A significant proportion of women experience bleeding in early pregnancy resulting in considerable distress. Early pregnancy unit (EPAU) should promote the sensitive and efficient management of women with early pregnancy problems and we believe this is best achieved by the establishment of a dedicated unit with dedicated staff. This paper outlines the experience of setting up an early pregnancy unit in a busy obstetrical unit.


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