Manitoba pharmacists' association clarifies Plan B regulations
- Right to Refuse vs. Easy Access. // State Legislatures;Sep2005, Vol. 31 Issue 8, p7
Focuses on the use of refusal clause by pharmacists in the U.S. who are unwilling to fill orders for emergency contraception or any kind of contraception based on their personal beliefs. Incidents in Texas, Wisconsin and Illinois in which pharmacists exercised their right to refuse; Background...
- Emergency contraception availability in New Mexico: Impact of direct pharmacy access. Ogburn, Joseph A. (Tony); Espey, Eve; Benjamin, Alana // Journal of the American Pharmacists Association: JAPhA;May/Jun2008, Vol. 48 Issue 3, p388
Objectives: To assess the impact of direct pharmacy access to emergency contraception (EC) and availability of EC in Albuquerque and rural New Mexico and to compare availability of EC in Albuquerque with that estimated in a 2002 study. Design: Investigational study. Setting: Albuquerque and...
- Italy: morning after pill ok'd. // Off Our Backs;Nov2000, Vol. 30 Issue 10, p5
Reports on the approval of the sale of a 'morning-after' pill as a 'method of emergency contraception' in Italy.
- Morning-after pills what you don't know. // Marie Claire (US Edition);Aug2002, Vol. 9 Issue 8, p217
Focuses on emergency-contraceptive pills (ECPs). Problems associated with procurement of ECPs; Side effects of ECPs; Price range of ECPs.
- New approaches to emergency contraception. Pennachio, Dorothy L. // Patient Care for the Nurse Practitioner;Mar2001, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p44
Reports on Preven and Plan B, two hormonal regimens for postcoital emergency contraception (EC). Its mechanism of action; Information on intrauterine device as a nonhormonal method of EC; Contents of the Plan B kit. INSET: Emergency contraception: Time to go OTC?.
- CASE HISTORY: SHE ALMOST HAD AN "OOPS!" PREGNANCY. // Redbook;Oct2010, Vol. 215 Issue 4, p104
The article presents the author's experience and suggestions on emergency contraceptives.
- Pharmacists and the "Duty" To Dispense Emergency Contraceptives. Spreng, Jennifer E. // Issues in Law & Medicine;Spring2008, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p215
Stories abound of both women with prescriptions turned away at the pharmacy door and members of the most trusted health care profession losing jobs and running afoul of ethics rules. Scholars have spilt much intellectual ink divining whether a pharmacist must dispense Plan B, the primary...
- Plan Bâ€”The opening we've been waiting for? Plagakis, Jim // Drug Topics;11/6/2006, Vol. 150 Issue 21, p24
The article focuses on the significant aspect of Plan B, an emergency contraceptive that prevents pregnancy, in helping women seeking diagnostic services about unprotected sexual intercourse in the U.S. Plan B is the first drug in a third category of drugs, which pharmacists have been fighting...
- Pharmacy groups respond to EC commentary. // Drug Topics;6/19/2006, Vol. 150 Issue 12, p6
The article reports that four U.S. national pharmacy groups have responded to a commentary on emergency contraception in the Journal "Obstetrics & Gynecology." The commentary argues that pharmacists should not be allowed to refuse to dispense medications based on their personal values because...