References American Medical Association. Emergency contraception could be very crucial in preventing unplanned pregnancies in settings where abortion is illegal, however, following the evidence presented in the literature, emergency contraception has not been demonstrated to have a population level impact with regards to the reduction in the rate of unplanned pregnancies [ 45 ].
Our results on perceived susceptibility to unplanned pregnancy show that many female students are susceptible to unplanned pregnancy due to non-utilization of contraceptives [ 1720 — 28 ] and contraceptive failure. Our examination of language in e-mails sent to this reproductive health website revealed a wide and creative variety of terms used to describe sexuality and reproductive health, while at the same time showed that certain terms, such as sex and intercourse, are hegemonic.
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Read most recent letters to the editor. Readers can also interact with The Globe on Facebook and Twitter. This study therefore explores the main barriers to the use of EC among female university students by analysing their knowledge of emergency contraception, methods ever used, perceived efficacy, and its acceptability.
The support and guidance of individuals in the trans community has made this learning invaluable. Background Emergency contraception is the use of a drug or device to prevent pregnancy [ 1 ].
Our method also allowed us to identify long phrases and expressions that express a concept, as well as misspelled terms, content that may be missed by computer-assisted searches. Download PDF. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med.