(Reuters Health) - Though 18 states insist that doctors see abortion patients in person, new research shows that medication abortion is just as safe when doctors guide patients in the use of abortion-inducing drugs using remote video technology.
In a unanimous ruling, the Iowa Supreme Court struck down a rule preventing doctors from using telemedicine to dispense abortion-inducing pills in remote clinics.
States are cracking down on telemedicine abortions, but research argues it's as safe as going to a doctor.
(Reuters Health) - Women who don’t have access to reproductive health clinics can safely use telemedicine services to consult with a doctor and get drugs to terminate their pregnancy without surgery, suggests a study of Irish women.
(Emergency Medicine Foundation (Australia)) Australian hospital emergency departments are adopting two new protocols that allow clinicians to quickly and safely evaluate patients with chest pain. Using the protocols, clinicians can ...