As restrictions of clinic access to abortion mount, some women may seek internet access to services. Research indicates that women seeking medication abortion drugs online choose to do so because of barriers to clinic access in states with and without restrictive abortion laws. The choice also can happen when women prefer to self-manage their abortion rather than receive clinical care.
Study points to a greater role for patient-generated data in the future of postop care
December 7, 2015
Most patients who undergo routine, uncomplicated operations prefer online postoperative consultations to in-person visits, according to results from a study published online in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons.