Translated Titles

The Experience of Married Women Receiving RU486 for Medical Abortion




張靖梅(Ching-Mei Chang);林獻鋒(Hsien-Feng Lin)

Key Words

RU486 ; 藥物流產 ; 經驗 ; RU486 Mifepristone ; medical abortion ; experience



Volume or Term/Year and Month of Publication

7卷3期(2005 / 07 / 01)

Page #

284 - 293

Content Language


Chinese Abstract


English Abstract

This study explored the experience of married women receiving RU486 for medical abortion. The study subjects were 8 married women. The field methodology ”observer as participant” was adopted for the study. Data were collected with a semi-structured interview guide. Subject interviews were tape recorded and then transcribed. The content of the interviews then was analyzed and categorized using the content analysis method. Five main themes of experience were identified: suffering from waiting and multiple visits, fear of uncertainty, lack of care and information, decreasing invasion of body and embryo, feeling of undergoing a prolonged morality trial. This study offers useful information to nurses caring for women undergoing medical abortions.

Topic Category 醫藥衛生 > 預防保健與衛生學
醫藥衛生 > 社會醫學
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