Could American women use mifepristone-misoprostol pills safely with less medical supervision?

@article{Harper2002CouldAW,
  title={Could American women use mifepristone-misoprostol pills safely with less medical supervision?},
  author={Cynthia C. Harper and Charlotte Ellertson and Beverly Winikoff},
  journal={Contraception},
  year={2002},
  volume={65 2},
  pages={
          133-42
        }
}
Medical methods of early abortion differ from surgical methods in that women themselves can potentially administer the regimens. As currently researched and offered, however, the main regimen used for medical abortion, mifepristone-misoprostol, is highly medicalized, involving several clinic visits and extensive physician involvement. We re-examined the role of clinical supervision in each step of the abortion process, using data collected during a large clinical trial of mifepristone… CONTINUE READING

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