Ectopic pregnancy: risk factors, diagnostic procedures and treatment
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Ectopic pregnancy: risk factors, diagnostic procedures and treatment

Anne McQueen Honorary lecturer, Nursing studies, School of Health in Social Science, University of Edinburgh

This article provides an overview of ectopic pregnancy and describes the risk factors, diagnostic procedures and treatment options. In addition, the nurse’s role in caring for and supporting women experiencing an ectopic pregnancy is discussed.

Nursing Standard. 25, 37,49-56. doi: 10.7748/ns2011.05.25.37.49.c8521

Correspondence

A.McQueen@ed.ac.uk

Peer review

This article has been subject to double blind peer review