4343.0: Tuesday, October 23, 2001: 8:30 PM-10:00 PM

Oral Session

Medical Abortion: Emerging Issues

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement.
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
Presider(s):Elizabeth L. Westley, MPH
8:30 PMA review of the current data on misoprostol for reproductive health indications
Kelly Blanchard, Shelley Clark, PhD, Beverly Winikoff, MD, MPH, Gayle Gaines, Ghazala Kabani, MHS
8:45 PMGlobal research on misoprostol use and availability
Allison Bingham, PhD, Sally Girvin, RNC, NP, Jacqueline Sherris, PhD, Elizabeth L. Westley, MPH
9:00 PMOffering a simplified regimen of medical abortion to women in Turkey
Shelley Clark, PhD, Ayse Akin, MD, Jennifer Blum, MPH, Beverly Winikoff, MD, MPH
9:15 PMThe Use of Misoprostol to Improve Reproductive Health in Brazil
Shelley Clark, PhD, Loren Galvao, Kelly Blanchard, Maria de Lourdes Cristofole, Beverly Winikoff
9:30 PMMisoprostol-alone for early abortion
Kelly Blanchard, Kurus Coyaji, MD, Tara Shochet, Beverly Winikoff, MD, MPH
Sponsor:Population, Family Planning, and Reproductive Health
Cosponsors:Maternal and Child Health; Socialist Caucus; Women's Caucus
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing, Pharmacy, Social Work

The 129th Annual Meeting of APHA