NASEM Report on the Safety and Quality of Abortion in the US

26 Mar 2018 9:12 AM | Anonymous

After a landmark study, a committee convened by the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) released a comprehensive report, "The Safety and Quality of Abortion Care in the United States." The report unambiguously concludes that "legal abortions in the United States - whether by medications, aspiration, dilation and evacuation (D&E), or induction - are safe and effective."

"The report examines evidence related to safety and quality of abortion services by Advanced Practice Clinicians, including Nurse Midwives, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants, and unequivocally highlights the important role that these clinicians can and do play in abortion provision." Continue reading Stephanie Tillman's comments on the study. She includes links to the full report and other resources. Stephanie is Chair of the NSRH Board of Directors. 

Since the report was released, new resources have become available:

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