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Can mifepristone medical abortion be simplified?: A review of the evidence and questions for future research

Mifepristone medical abortion has been a valuable addition to the reproductive health options of women. Aspects of its provision have however sometimes limited its accessibility and use. This article summarizes existing evidence for simplifying the provision of medical abortion and thus increasing its availability. We identify three ways through which medical abortion provision might be simplified based on existing evidence and suggest five additional simplifications that require further research to confirm their safety and efficacy.

The full article can be requested at the following link with the full citation Contraception (Apr 2007), 75(4): 245-50.