Emergency contraception in Australian community pharmacies: a simulated patient study.

@article{Queddeng2011EmergencyCI,
  title={Emergency contraception in Australian community pharmacies: a simulated patient study.},
  author={Katrina Queddeng and Betty Bouad Chaar and Kylie Williams},
  journal={Contraception},
  year={2011},
  volume={83 2},
  pages={176-82}
}
BACKGROUND Australia joined the worldwide movement to increase the availability of the emergency contraceptive pill (ECP) by rescheduling from Prescription to Pharmacist Only status in 2004. However a protocol developed to aid in the provision of the ECP placed extensive requirements on the pharmacist. This study investigated the provision of the ECP by community pharmacists in Sydney, Australia. STUDY DESIGN Using a simulated patient methodology, 100 community pharmacies were visited over a… CONTINUE READING

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