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Concerns and cautions about prescribing and deregulating emergency contraception: a qualitative study of GPs using telephone interviews.

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OBJECTIVES: We aimed to describe GPs' responses to a clinical scenario of a request for a repeat prescription for hormonal emergency contraception (EC), their views about over-the-counter availability and beliefs about absolute contraindications. DESIGN: We conducted semi-structured tape-recorded telephone interviews with 76 GPs randomly selected from the medical registers of three health authorities which were chosen for high, medium and low prescribing rates for EC. RESULTS: There was a wid...

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10.1093/fampra/15.5.449

Authors


Ziebland, S More by this author
McPherson, A More by this author
Journal:
Family practice
Volume:
15
Issue:
5
Pages:
449-456
Publication date:
1998-10-05
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EISSN:
1460-2229
ISSN:
0263-2136
URN:
uuid:ec3f8d2c-6a47-44be-8d46-3e34f529513c
Source identifiers:
220737
Local pid:
pubs:220737

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