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Jill Durocher

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

Published
April 13th, 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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