Gribben Walter, Author at Clinical Pain Advisor

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Ectopic Pregnancy for the Hospitalist

Ectopic pregnancy is any pregnancy that occurs outside the uterine cavity. The fallopian tubes account for 97% of all ectopic pregnancies, with the ampulla representing 55% and the isthmus 25%. Rarely, the pregnancy occurs in the abdominal cavity, cervix or ovary. Ectopic pregnancies account for 2% of all pregnancies. Hemorrhage from the ectopic pregnancy is…

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