Effectiveness and safety of early medication abortion provided in pharmacies by auxiliary nurse-midwives: A non-inferiority study in Nepal

@inproceedings{Rocca2018EffectivenessAS,
  title={Effectiveness and safety of early medication abortion provided in pharmacies by auxiliary nurse-midwives: A non-inferiority study in Nepal},
  author={Corinne H Rocca and Mahesh C Puri and Prabhakar Shrestha and Maya Blum and Dev Kumar Maharjan and Daniel Grossman and Kiran Regmi and Philip D. Darney and Cynthia C. Harper},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2018}
}
BACKGROUND Expanding access to medication abortion through pharmacies is a promising avenue to reach women with safe and convenient care, yet no pharmacy provision interventions have been evaluated. This observational non-inferiority study investigated the effectiveness and safety of mifepristone-misoprostol medication abortion provided at pharmacies, compared to government-certified public health facilities, by trained auxiliary nurse-midwives in Nepal. METHODS Auxiliary nurse-midwives were… CONTINUE READING

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