Toggle Navigation

Non-physician clinicians can safely provide first trimester medical abortion

Published:
May. 2009
Type:
Staff Publication
Topic:
Medical Abortion
Authors:
Swica, Yael, Winikoff, Beverly Yarnall, J., Swica, Y., Winikoff, B.

In this article the role of mid-level health care providers in the provision of first trimester medical abortion care is discussed. The authors emphasize that non-physician providers such as nurses and midwives are well-positioned to offer services and that doing so could greatly expand access to medical abortion for women, especially in rural or remote areas.

Access the abstract.

View All Resources