Emergency contraceptive pills

Emergency contraceptive pills

What you need to know: the difference between medical abortion and emergency contraception pills

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English
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Online
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Association of Reproductive Health Professionals
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Washington, DC

Compares medical abortion and emergency contraception, focusing on the differences in mode of action, common names for each treatment, and usage between the two treatments.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Dedicated emergency contraceptive pills worldwide

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English
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Online
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NOT-2-LATE.com
Publication Date: 
2005

Lists pills packaged for emergency contraception around the world. Includes lists of countries in which each pill is available, and indicates whether these pills are available over the counter.

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Improving access to emergency contraception: must be affordable and easily available to all women

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Women and Health Protection (WHP)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Diane Saibil
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Argues for access to emergency contraception without pharmacist intervention.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14800039

Improving access to emergency contraception

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Women and Health Protection (WHP)
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Online
Author: 
Women and Health Protection
Canadian Women's Health Network
Publisher: 
Women and Health Protection and Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Examines how a lack of awareness
about emergency contraception, the costs of obtaining it, and existing regulations
unnecessarily restrict this access.

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WHP HEAS.I47 2005

Impact on contraceptive practice of making emergency hormonal contraception available over the counter in Great Britain: repeate

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English
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Online
Author: 
Cicely Marston
Howard Meltzer
Azeem Majeed
Publisher: 
British Medical Journal
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
London, UK

Finds that making emergency contraception available over the counter does not seem to have led to an increase in its use, to an increase in unprotected sex, or to a decrease in the use of more reliable methods of contraception.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14685833

Emergency contraception in Canada: increasing access and improving reproductive health

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Online
Author: 
Canadian Women's Health Network
Publisher: 
Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Agrees with the proposal to change emergency contraceptive pills (ECPs) from a prescription drug to a non-prescription product. Argues that it should be available without pharmacist assistance or intervention.

The morning after: emergency contraception access in Quebec

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Nathalie Parent
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Examines how emergency contraceptive pills (ECP) are distributed in Quebec, where it is available at a pharmacy without a prescription after a compulsory consultation with a pharmacist.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14800039

Effects of making emergency contraception available without a physician's prescription: a population-based study

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Judith A. Soon
Marc Levine
Brenda L. Osmond
Mary H. H. Ensom
David W. Fielding
Publisher: 
Canadian Medical Assocation Journal
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Looks at changes in emergency contraceptive (EC) available and use in British Columbia after the introduction of a public health policy initiative allowing pharmacists to provide ECs without a prescription.

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ISSN 00084409
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Includes bibliographical references.

Improving access to emergency contraception (Russian)

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Russian
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Online
Publisher: 
International Consortium for Emergency Contraception
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Washington, D.C.

Explains, in Russian, why access to emergency contraception can avert unwanted pregnancies and abortions worldwide.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Regimen update: dosage and timing (Russian)

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Russian
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Online
Publisher: 
International Consortium for Emergency Contraception
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Washington, D.C.

Provides new guidelines for dosage and timing for emergency contraceptive pills in Russian.

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Includes bibliographical references.
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