To the Editor: In their study of direct access
to emergency contraception (EC),1 Dr Raine
and colleagues provided information regarding EC use and its effects on rates
of unprotected sex, unintended pregnancies, and sexually transmitted infections
(STIs). However, based on data presented in the article, we disagree with
their conclusion that “it seems unreasonable to restrict access to EC
Last AR, Wilson SA. Direct Access to Emergency Contraception. JAMA. 2005;293(15):1856–1857. doi:10.1001/jama.293.15.1856-a
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