For Australian Health Professionals

Although Tele-Abortion does not require a referral, we're here to support you and your patients who are seeking a medical abortion via telehealth

Referral Letter for Abortion Online
References:

A direct‐to‐patient telemedicine abortion service in Australia: Retrospective analysis of the first 18 months Paul Hyland  Elizabeth G. Raymond  Erica Chong First published: 30 March 2018 https://doi.org/10.1111/ajo.12800 Cited by: 11 Volume58, Issue 3, June 2018, Pages 335-340

Aiken Abigail R A, Digol Irena, Trussell James, Gomperts Rebecca. Self reported outcomes and adverse events after medical abortion through online telemedicine: population based study in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland BMJ2017; 357 :j2011

Grossman, Daniel MD; Grindlay, Kate MSPH Safety of Medical Abortion Provided Through Telemedicine Compared With In Person  Obstetrics & Gynecology: October 2017 - Volume 130 - Issue 4 - p 778-782

 

Doran F, Nancarrow S Barriers and facilitators of access to first-trimester abortion services for women in the developed world: a systematic review Journal of Family Planning and Reproductive Health Care 2015;41:170-180.

 

Raymond EG, Chong E, Hyland P. Increasing Access to Abortion With Telemedicine. JAMA Intern Med.2016;176(5):585–586. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.0573

 

Barbara Baird (2015) Medical abortion in Australia: a short history, Reproductive Health Matters, 23:46, 169-176, DOI: 10.1016/j.rhm.2015.10.002

 

Gomperts, R. , Jelinska, K. , Davies, S. , Gemzell‐Danielsson, K. and Kleiverda, G. (2008), Using telemedicine for termination of pregnancy with mifepristone and misoprostol in settings where there is no access to safe services. BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, 115: 1171-1178. 

 

Grimes DA, Benson J, Singh S, Romero M, Ganatra B, Okonofua FE, et al. Unsafe abortion: the preventable pandemic.Lancet 2006;368:1908–19. Medical Abortion Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada. Costescu et al April 2016, Volume 38, Issue 4, Pages 366–389

The Care of Women Requesting Induced Abortion Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists UK, Nov 2011, Evidence-based clinical guideline No.7

Efficacy and safety of very early medical termination of pregnancy: a cohort study BJOG Vol 124, Issue 13, Dec 2017, pages 1993-1999

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