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Time to relax the rules about administration of mifepristone
  1. Salmon Omokanye, FMCOG, MRCOG, MFFP, Senior Clinical Medical Officer

Abstract

Pre-clinical and clinical data indicate that mifepristone is a safe and effective drug for the termination of pregnancy. The author suggests that it could be given by nursing staff rather than by a doctor, and that the 2-hour post-administration observation period is unnecessary in the majority of cases.

  • abortion
  • mifepristone

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