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Abortion clinical trials at University of California Health

4 in progress, 2 open to eligible people

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  • Mail Order Mifepristone Study

    open to eligible females ages 15 years and up

    This study aims to evaluate the feasibility, acceptability, and effectiveness of dispensing mifepristone via a mail-order pharmacy. The investigators will recruit patients at up to 10 primary care and internal medicines sites not currently providing abortion services around the country, as well as abortion clinic sites. Patients will go through routine in clinic visits to determine eligibility and then will receive the medications in the mail at their preferred address. The investigators will survey patients 3 and 14 days after the initial clinic visit and interview providers at the end of the study.

    at UCSF

  • The California Home Abortion by Telehealth (CHAT) Study

    open to eligible females ages 13 years and up

    This study aims to assess efficacy and safety outcomes of a telehealth model of abortion care. The study will compare efficacy of this model to usual in-clinic care based on published rates. It will also investigate participant acceptability and feasibility of this model of care.

    at UCSF

  • Effect of Paracervical Block Volume on Pain Control for Dilation and Curettage

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    The investigators are conducting a study on pain control for dilation and curettage (D&C). Participants are eligible to enroll if they are a planning to have a D&C in a participating clinic. The investigators are studying how different ratios of medication to liquid affect pain when injected around the cervix. Both potential methods use the same dose of medication, though researchers would like to know which one works better. To be in this study, participants must be over the age of 18 with an early pregnancy loss or undesired pregnancy measuring less than 12 weeks gestation undergoing D&C while awake in clinic.

    at UCLA UCSD

  • Pharmacist Provision of Medication Abortion

    Sorry, not yet accepting patients

    This will be a pilot study among two pharmacists providing start to finish medication abortions to 10 patients utilizing a previously created toolkit. Following completion of the pilot, we will perform in-depth semi-structured interviews with the participating patients and pharmacists to understand their experiences with pharmacist provision of medication abortion. In addition, we will elicit feedback about ways to refine the toolkit to support the scale-up of pharmacist provision of medication abortion in the future.

    at UCSD

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