Management of Hemorrhage at the Time of Abortion

Publication Date: September 19, 2023
Last Updated: January 19, 2024

Clinical Recommendations

While clinical practices vary, we recommend checking a preoperative hemoglobin or hematocrit level for individuals undergoing later abortion to appropriately assess and manage blood loss (GRADE 1B). We suggest consideration of preoperative hemoglobin for first-trimester medication or procedural abortion in individuals with a history of anemia. (2, B)
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Management of Hemorrhage at the Time of Abortion

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