This paper describes the authors' experience of conducting termination of pregnancy on conscious patients in community settings. If patients are appropriately selected and prepared, and the procedure conducted in the presence of well-trained and motivated nursing assistance, the method described is successful, safe and acceptable to patients.
- community setting
- local anaesthetic
- termination of pregnancy
- Accepted September 12, 2000.
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