Interventions for emergency contraception.

  title={Interventions for emergency contraception.},
  author={Linan Cheng and Yan Che and Ahmet Metin G{\"u}lmezoglu},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
BACKGROUND Emergency contraception (EC) is using a drug or copper intrauterine device (Cu-IUD) to prevent pregnancy shortly after unprotected intercourse. Several interventions are available for EC. Information on the comparative effectiveness, safety and convenience of these methods is crucial for reproductive healthcare providers and the women they serve. OBJECTIVES To determine which EC method following unprotected intercourse is the most effective, safe and convenient to prevent pregnancy… CONTINUE READING