This study investigated the use of telephone follow-up combined with a semiquantitative urine pregnancy test and symptom checklist as a possible replacement for in-clinic follow-up after medical abortion. While telephone follow-up was very effective, the pregnancy test alone provided higher specificity in screening for ongoing pregnancy. Obstet Gynecol. 2014 Jan;123(1):88-95.

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Published:
Jan. 2014
Type:
Staff Publication
Topic:
Medical Abortion
Authors:
Blum, Jennifer, Blumenthal, Paul, D., Bracken, Hillary, Winikoff, Beverly, Ngoc, N.T., Bracken, H., Blum, J., Nga, N.T., Minh, N.H., van Nhang, N., Lynd, K., Winikoff, B., Blumenthal, P.D.