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2((spontaneous or threatened or imminent or imminens or missed or delay$ or inevitable or incomplete$ or early or silent or quiescent) adj2 abort$).ti,ab.
3((pregnan$ or embryo$ or f?etal or f?etus$) adj3 (loss$ or demise or death$ or resorp$ or disintegrat$ or wast$ or reject$ or fail$ or viab?l$ or non?viab?l$)).ti,ab.
4(anembryo$ or empty sac$).ti,ab.
5(blight$ adj2 (ova or ovum)).ti,ab.
7(surg$ adj3 (manag$ or approach$ or care$)).ti,ab.
8((dilatation or dilation) adj3 cur?ett$).ti,ab.
9“D and C”.ti,ab.
10((dilatation or dilation) adj3 (evacuat$ or extract$)).ti,ab.
11“D and E”.ti,ab.
12((vacuum or suction or uterine) adj3 (cur?ett$ or aspirat$ or evacuat$)).ti,ab.
13“evacuation of retained products of conception”.ti,ab.
16(medical$ adj3 (manag$ or approach$ or care$)).ti,ab.
17(anti progest$ or anti?progest$ or antigestagen$ or (progestational adj3 antagonist$)).ti,ab.
18(mifepristone or mifegyne or mifeprex or RU?486 or RU 486).ti,ab.
20(misoprostol or cytotec or arthrotec or napratec).ti,ab.
23((expectant$ or conservative$ or natural$) adj3 (manag$ or approach$ or care$)).ti,ab.
24“wait and see”.ti,ab.
25(watch$ adj3 wait$).ti,ab.

From: Appendix E, Search strategies

Cover of Ectopic Pregnancy and Miscarriage
Ectopic Pregnancy and Miscarriage: Diagnosis and Initial Management in Early Pregnancy of Ectopic Pregnancy and Miscarriage.
NICE Clinical Guidelines, No. 154.
National Collaborating Centre for Women's and Children's Health (UK).
London: RCOG; 2012 Dec.
Copyright © 2012, National Collaborating Centre for Women's and Children's Health.

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