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The acceptability and feasibility of remote technologies for follow-up after early medical abortion

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

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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