Women prescribed the “abortion pill” after a videoconference with a doctor appear to fare as well as those who have a face-to-face visit, a new study finds.
The findings, researchers say, suggest that using technology to expand access to the abortion pill can be safe and effective — albeit controversial.
The study found that of 449 female patients of Iowa Planned Parenthood clinics, those who were given the abortion pill after a “telemedicine” consult had a successful abortion 99% of the time.(comapred to 97% success rate in conventional consultations)
Probably because patients who rely on teleconsults take the onus of following the doctors’ orders to a T