J Patient Exp 2020 Jun 4;7(3):291-292. Epub 2020 Jun 4.
Faculty and Academic Affairs, University of Central Florida College of Medicine, Orlando, FL, USA.
In keeping with federal policy, our state's laws do not permit medical abortion via telemedicine, not even during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak, a decision that endangers the lives of women, clinical staff, nurses, and doctors. It also ties dedicated professionals to the clinic instead of being available to emergency rooms, bedsides, and intensive care units, knowing if their clinic doors close vulnerable women may be driven to desperate acts. Instead of 6 feet we could have been 3000 miles apart. Read More