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Despite first trimester abortion being common and safe, there are numerousrestrictions that lead to barriers to seeking abortion care. The COVID-19 pandemic hasonly exacerbated these barriers, as many state legislators push to limit abortion accesseven further. During this pandemic, family physicians across the country haveincorporated telemedicine into their practices to continue to meet patient needs.Medication abortion can be offered to patients by telemedicine in most states, andmultiple studies have shown that labs, imaging, and physical exam may not beessential in all cases. Family physicians are well-poised to incorporate medicationabortion into their practices using approaches that limit the spread of the coronavirus,ultimately increasing access to abortion in these unprecedented times. © Copyright 2021 by the American Board of Family Medicine.


Payal Patel, Sumathi Narayana, Zoey Thill, Marji Gold, Allison Paul. Family Physicians' Role in Simplifying Medication Abortion During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine : JABFM. 2021 Feb;34(Suppl):S33-S36

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