April 2020

Telemedicine for family planning: A scoping review

Thompson T-A, Sonalkar, Butler J, Grossman D. Telemedicine for family planning: A scoping review. Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinics of North America. April 2020. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ogc.2020.02.004

Despite significant advances in contraceptive technology and the availability of a nonsurgical option for abortion, the benefits of family planning remain limited by the number of people who can access services. Contributing factors of low family planning use includes inadequate access to contraception and medication abortion, limited user and provider knowledge of family planning methods, inconsistent and/or incorrect use, and more.