EXPLAINED: State Regulations on Abortion Facilities Lecture

Dr. Sarah Roberts, of the University of California San Francisco, explains the most up-to-date research on state regulations on abortion facilities.

Don’t have time for the full lecture? Watch the short series version.

The following links provided the research used in this video:

  • Roberts SCM, Beam N, Liu G, Upadhyay UD, Leslie DL, Ba D, Kerns JL. Miscarriage Treatment-Related Morbidities and Adverse Events in Hospitals, Ambulatory Surgery Centers, and Office-Based Settings. J Patient Saf. 2018 Dec 3. doi: 10.1097/PTS.0000000000000553. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30516583. 
  • Roberts SCM, Upadhyay UD, Liu G, Kerns JL, Ba D, Beam N, Leslie DL. Association of Facility Type With Procedural-Related Morbidities and Adverse Events Among Patients Undergoing Induced Abortions. JAMA. 2018 Jun 26;319(24):2497-2506. doi: 10.1001/jama.2018.7675. Erratum in: JAMA. 2018 Jul 24;320(4):409. PubMed PMID: 29946727; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6583042.
  • Berglas NF, Roberts SCM. The development of facility standards for common outpatient procedures and implications for the context of abortion. BMC Health Serv Res. 2018 Mar 27;18(1):212. doi: 10.1186/s12913-018-3048-3. PubMed PMID: 29580284; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5870078.
  • Berglas NF, Battistelli MF, Nicholson WK, Sobota M, Urman RD, Roberts SCM. The effect of facility characteristics on patient safety, patient experience, and service availability for procedures in non-hospital-affiliated outpatient settings: A systematic review. PLoS One. 2018 Jan 5;13(1):e0190975. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0190975. eCollection 2018. Review. PubMed PMID: 29304180; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5755935.