This study evaluated the effectiveness and feasibility of using remote technology (text message, online, or phone questionnaire) in lieu of an in-clinic visit to increase the rate of follow-up after early medical abortion. The researchers found that follow-up via remote communication was feasible and preferable for most women.

Contraception. 2014 Apr 13. [Epub ahead of print] pii: S0010-7824(14)00149-8. doi: 10.1016/j.contraception.2014.03.016.

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Published:
Apr. 2014
Type:
Staff Publication
Topic:
Contraception
Authors:
Bracken, Hillary, Winikoff, Beverly, Bracken, H., Lohr, P.A., Taylor, J., Morroni, C., Winikoff, B.