Results

"I think that the training was really helpful. It provided ways to work more collaboratively with other care specialties/units. Within my institution, there have been several patients that have experienced a miscarriage and presented to the ED. Often following the ED visit, these patients are seen in our clinic and scheduled for a procedure to manage the miscarriage. Overall, this can be more exhausting/traumatic for the patient...The TEAMM training class educates healthcare professionals on how to manage a miscarriage in any care setting...” “I think that the training was really helpful. It provided ways to work more collaboratively with other care specialties/units. Within my institution, there have been several patients that have experienced a miscarriage and presented to the ED. Often following the ED visit, these patients are seen in our clinic and scheduled for a procedure to manage the miscarriage. Overall, this can be more exhausting/traumatic for the patient...The TEAMM training class educates healthcare professionals on how to manage a miscarriage in any care setting..."

- OB/GYN clinic nurse

Clinical evidence supports offering women a choice of management options, including office-based and outpatient management with medication or manual vacuum aspiration (MVA) with local anesthesia.

Project Publications

Presentations

Dr. Sarah Prager's didactic presentation entitled "Do Nothing, Do Something, Aspirate: Management of Early Pregnancy Loss."

TEAMM has compiled a bibliography of useful resources, reviews, and other references about miscarriage management and related topics, available here.TEAMM has compiled a bibliography of useful resources, reviews, and other references about miscarriage management and related topics, available here.

“[The papaya demonstration] allowed people to get their hands on the device and play around with it and have a visual with the papaya seeds.  I think that was really cool.  And I think that allows a comfort level to maybe think about it more often.  I mean if you get something in your hands and you play with it, you want to be able to use in the right circumstances.  So I think that was a useful part of the presentation."“[The papaya demonstration] allowed people to get their hands on the device and play around with it and have a visual with the papaya seeds.  I think that was really cool.  And I think that allows a comfort level to maybe think about it more often.  I mean if you get something in your hands and you play with it, you want to be able to use in the right circumstances.  So I think that was a useful part of the presentation."

- OB/GYN  MD