Office Management of Early Pregnancy Loss

This clinical presentation outlines, using a case study approach, how to provide all three treatment options for managing early pregnancy loss in a primary care setting.  The presentation also addresses logistical and administrative issues to be considered in providing this care. There are also Facilitator and Learner Guides to use in a workshop, as well as a pretest with answers.

Updated 10/2021



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