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Uruguayan Medical Journal

ISSN: 1688-0390

Vol.19 - Nº 3 - Dic. 2003

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Provoked abortion: a human problem. Perspectives and strategy of prevention

Rev Med Urug 2003; 19: 188-200
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Abortion in risk conditions is analyzed by five points of view: biological, sanitary, sexual and reproductive right as Human Rights, legal, and bioethic perspectives. A pragmatic approach and scientific evidence are suggested to tackle this problem. Dogmatic attitudes are argued since they impose their points of view in a democratic society like the Uruguayan. Sanitary steps against provoked abortion in risk condition to legal changes that they look to decrease death mother figures and quantity of provoked abortion.