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Acceptability and feasibility of phone follow-up with a semiquantitative urine pregnancy test after

Published:
Feb. 2015
Type:
Staff Publication
Topic:
Medical Abortion
Authors:
Platais, Inga, Tsereteli, Tamuna, Winikoff, Beverly Platais, I., Tsereteli, T., Comendant, R., Kurbanbekova, D., Winikoff, B.

This paper reports on a study that evaluated the feasibility and acceptability of telephone follow-up after medical abortion using an at-home semi-quantitative pregnancy test (SQPT) and checklist, and compared this mode of follow-up with traditional in-clinic assessment.  The researchers found that this alternative method of follow-up was indeed feasible and highly effective in identifying ongoing pregnancy. Contraception. 2015 Feb;91(2):178-83

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