Learning Outcomes for Study Session 20

When you have studied this session, you should be able to:

20.1  Define and use correctly all of the key words printed in bold. (SAQ 20.1)

20.2  Describe common causes of bleeding in early pregnancy. (SAQ 20.2)

20.3  Describe the clinical classifications of abortion, the legal aspects of abortion in Ethiopia, and the safe methods used in health facilities. (SAQ 20.1)

20.4  Identify the warning signs and the emergency treatment required before referral for early pregnancy bleeding. (SAQ 20.2)

20.5  Describe the features of woman-friendly comprehensive post-abortion care, including the post-abortion family planning service. (SAQs 20.1 and 20.3)

Study Session 20  Abortion and other Causes of Early Pregnancy Bleeding

20.1  What is early pregnancy bleeding?