We’re supposed to be able to give patients choices on how to handle high-risk pregnancy complications. A new paper shows what happens when we can’t.
BY CHAVI EVE KARKOWSKY
NOV 28, 2022
Usually, articles in medical journals are about science; they bring data to their readers, who can use them to provide evidence-based care to their patients.
But sometimes, evidence is an expression of grief or even rage. A recent journal article, “Maternal Morbidity and Fetal Outcomes Among Pregnant Women at 22 Weeks’ Gestation or Less with Complications in 2 Texas Hospitals After Legislation on Abortion,” contains such evidence.