Management of complications in early pregnancy
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Management of complications in early pregnancy

Christine Pearce Nurse consultant, Gynaecology, Great Western Hospital, Swindon
Karen Easton Nurse consultant, Gynaecology, Gloucester Royal Hospital, Gloucester

This article examines complications in early pregnancy and outlines their management in an early pregnancy unit. It includes a description of early fetal development. The use of ultrasonography as a diagnostic tool and the psychological impact of early pregnancy loss are discussed.

Nursing Standard. 19, 34, 56-64. doi: 10.7748/ns2005.05.19.34.56.c3861

Correspondence

chris.pearce@smnhst.swest.nhs.uk

Peer review

This article has been subject to double blind peer review