Our Research

At Willow Clinic, our  research program is dedicated to enhancing the care provided to individuals seeking abortions and contraception. Below are our publications listed in chronological order, starting with the most recent.

Hunter C, Jensen J, Imeah B, McCarron M, Clark M. A retrospective cost-effectiveness analysis of mifepristone–misoprostol medical abortions in the first year at the Regina General Hospital. J Obstet Gynaecol Canada. 2021 Feb 1;43(2):211-8.

Nguyen V, Lindley AR, Mansoori B, Godfrey EM. Phleboliths mistaken for intraperitoneal copper-containing intrauterine device in the presence of missing strings. BMJ Case Reports CP. 2021 Mar 1;14(3):e237838.

Wiebe ER, Campbell M, Ramasamy H, Kelly M. Comparing telemedicine to in-clinic medication abortions induced with mifepristone and misoprostol. Contraception: X. 2020 Jan 1;2:100023.

Truong S, Villar de Onis J, Lindley A, Bazúa R, Reyes A, Montaño M, Marcotrigiano L, Molina RL. Gender-informed family planning perceptions and decision-making in rural Chiapas, Mexico: a mixed-methods study. Inte J Repro Med 2020 Jan 29;2020.

Chen M, Lindley A, Kimport K, Dehlendorf C. An in-depth analysis of the use of shared decision making in contraceptive counseling. Contraception. 2019 Mar 1;99(3):187-91.

Wiebe ER, Trouton KJ, Dicus J. Motivation and experience of nulliparous women using intrauterine contraceptive devices. J Obstet Gynaecol Can. 2010 Apr;32(4):335-8.

Wiebe ER. Methotrexate with or without misoprostol to terminate pregnancies with no gestational sac visible by ultrasound. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2009 May 20.

Wiebe ER, Adams L. Women’s perceptions about seeing the ultrasound picture before an abortion. Eur J Contracept Reprod Health Care. 2009 Apr;14(2):97-102.

Wiebe ER, Adams LC. Women’s experience of viewing the products of conception after an abortion. Contraception. 2009 Dec;80(6):575-7. Epub 2009 Aug 22.

Wiebe ER, Trussell J. Contraceptive failure related to estimated cycle day of conception relative to the start of the last bleeding episode. Contraception. 2009 Mar;79(3):178-81.

Wiebe ER, Trouton K, Fang ZA. Comparing Continuation rates and side effects of hormonal contraceptives in East Asian and Caucasian women after abortion. Contraception. 2008 Nov;78(5):405-8.

Wiebe ER, Sandhu S Access to abortion: what women want from abortion services. J Obstet Gynaecol Can. 2008 Apr;30(4):327-31.

Wiebe E, Hempstock W. Comparison of four regimens of misoprostol after methotrexate for early abortion. Epub 2008 Mar 4.

Wiebe E. A 15-year-old Chinese IUD.  Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2008 May;101(2):192-3.

Moreno-Ruiz NL, Borgatta L, Yanow S, Kapp N, Wiebe ER, Winikoff B. Alternatives to mifepristone for early medical abortion. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2007 Mar;96(3):212-8. Epub 2007 Feb 5.

Wiebe ER, Trouton KJ, Lima R. Misoprostol alone vs. methotrexate followed by misoprostol for early abortion. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2006 Dec;95(3):286-7. Epub 2006 Sep 25.

Wiebe ER, Trouton KJ, Eftekhari A. Anemia in early pregnancy among Canadian women presenting for abortion. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2006 Jul;94(1):60-1. Epub 2006 May 6.

Wiebe ER, Henderson A, Choi J, Trouton K. Ethnic Korean women’s perceptions about birth control. Contraception. 2006 Jun;73(6):623-7. Epub 2006 Apr 17.

Shannon C, Wiebe E, Jacot F, Guilbert E, Dunn S, Sheldon WR, Winikoff B. Regimens of misoprostol with mifepristone for early medical abortion: a randomised trial. BJOG. 2006 Jun;113(6):621-8.

Wiebe ER, Trouton KJ, Savoy E. Intra-cervical versus i.v. fentanyl for abortion. Hum Reprod. 2005 Jul;20(7):2025-8. Epub 2005 Apr 14.

Wiebe E, Fowler D, Trouton K, Fu N. Comparing patients’ telephone calls after medical and surgical abortions. Contraception. 2006 Mar;73(3):271-3. Epub 2005 Oct 19

Wiebe ER, Trouton KJ, Fielding SL, Klippenstein J, Henderson A Antichoice attitudes to abortion in women presenting for medical abortions. J Obstet Gynaecol Can. 2005 Mar;27(3):247-50.

Wiebe ER, Trouton KJ, Fielding SL, Grant H, Henderson A. Anxieties and attitudes towards abortion in women presenting for medical and surgical abortions. J Obstet Gynaecol Can. 2004 Oct;26(10):881-5.

Wiebe ER, Janssen PA, Henderson A, Fung I. Ethnic Chinese women’s perceptions about condoms, withdrawal and rhythm methods of birth control. Contraception. 2004 Jun;69(6):493-6.

Wiebe ER, Trouton K. Comparing vaginal and buccal misoprostol when used after methotrexate for early abortion Contraception. 2004 Dec;70(6):463-6.

Wiebe E, Guilbert E, Jacot F, Shannon C, Winikoff B. A fatal case of Clostridium sordellii septic shock syndrome associated with medical abortion. J Obstet Gynecol 2004; 104:1142-4.

Wiebe E, Podhradsky L, Dijak V. The effect of lorazepam on pain and anxiety in abortion. Contraception. 2003 Mar;67(3):219-21.

Wiebe ER, Sent L, Fong S, Chan J. Barriers to use of oral contraceptives in ethnic Chinese women presenting for abortion. Contraception 2002;65:159-63.

Wiebe E, Dunn S, Guilbert E, Jacot F, Lugtig L. Comparison of abortions induced by methotrexate or mifepristone followed by misoprostol. Obstet Gynecol. 2002 May;99(5 Pt 1):813-9.

Wiebe ER. Pain control in medical abortion. Int J Gynecol Obstet 2001;74:275-80.

Trussell J, Wiebe E, Shochet T, Guilbert E. Cost savings from emergency contraceptive pills in Canada. Obstet Gynecol 2001;97:

Wiebe ER, Janssen PJ. Universal screening for domestic violence in abortion. Women’s Health Issues 2001;11:436-41.

Wiebe ER. Misoprostol administration in medical abortion. A comparison of three regimens. J. Reprod Med 2001;46(2):125-9.

Rawling MJ, Wiebe ER. Randomized controlled trial of fentanyl for abortion pain. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2001;185:103-7.

Wiebe ER, Janssen PJ. Time lost from work among women choosing medical or surgical abortions. Women’s Health Issues 2000;10:327-32.

Wiebe ER, Switzer P. Arteriovenous malformations of the uterus associated with medical abortion. Int J Gynecol Obstet 2000;71:155-8.

Wiebe ER. A randomized trial of aromatherapy to reduce anxiety before abortion. Effect Clin Pract 2000;4:166-9.

Wiebe ER, Comay S, McGregor MJ, Ducceschi S. Offering HIV prophylaxis to sexual assault victims – sixteen months experience in a sexual assault service. Can Med Assoc J 2000;162:641-5.

Wiebe ER, Janssen P, Hales S. Time lost from work in women choosing medical or surgical abortions. J Am Med Women’s Assoc 2000;55:202.

McGregor MJ, Wiebe ER, Marion SA, Livingstone C. Why don’t women report sexual assault to police?: 5 years of data from the Vancouver Sexual Assault Service. Can Med Assoc J 2000;162:659-60.

Wiebe ER, Janssen PJ. Women’s experiences with conservative management of spontaneous abortions. Can Fam Phys 1999;45:2355-60.

Wiebe ER. Tamoxifen compared to methotrexate when used with misoprostol for abortion. Contraception 1999;59:265-70.

Wiebe ER, Janssen PJ. Reducing surgery in management of spontaneous abortion by family doctors. Can Fam Phys 1999;45:2364-9.

Wiebe ER. Oral methotrexate compared to injected methotrexate when used with misoprostol for abortion. Am J Obstet Gynecol 1999;181:149-52.

McGregor MJ, Le G, Marion SA, Wiebe ER. Examination for sexual assault: Is the presence of documented physical injury associated with charge laying? CMAJ 1999;160:1565-9.

Creinin M, Wiebe E, Gold M. Methotrexate and misoprostol for early abortion in adolescent women. J Ped Adolesc Gynecol 1999;12:71-7.

Wiebe ER. Comparing abortion induced with methotrexate and misoprostol to methotrexate alone. Contraception 1999;59:7-10.

Rawling M, Wiebe ER. Pain control in abortion clinics. Int J Gynecol Obstet 1998;60:293-5.

Wiebe ER, Rawling M. Vaginal misoprostol to prepare the cervix before first trimester abortion. Int J Gynecol Obstet 1998;60:175-6.

Wiebe ER, Janssen PJ. Management of spontaneous abortions in family practices and hospitals. Fam Med 1998;30:293-6.

Wiebe ER. Abortion induced with methotrexate and misoprostol: A comparison of various protocols. Contraception;1997;55:159-63.

Wiebe ER. Choosing between surgical abortions and medical abortions induced with methotrexate and misoprostol. Contraception 1997;55:67-71.

Wiebe ER, Rawling M, Janssen P. Comparison of the effectiveness of 0.5% and 1% lidocaine for first trimester abortions. Int J Gynecol Obstet.1996;55:71-2.

Wiebe ER. Abortions induced with methotrexate and misoprostol. Can Med Assoc J. 1996;154(2):165-70

Wiebe ER, Rawling M. Pain Control in abortion. Int J Gynec Obstet. 1995;50:41-46

Wiebe ER. Comparison of the efficacy of different local anesthetics and techniques of local anesthesia in therapeutic abortions. Am J Obstet Gynecol l992;167:131-4

Wiebe ER. Genital injuries in sexual assault victims. Can Med Assoc J. 1991;144(6)644,647

Wiebe, ER. Post-partum Misery: A family physician’s perspective. Can. Fam. Phys. 1990;36:1285-1287

Wiebe, ER. Retention of Products of Conception After Therapeutic Abortion. Can Med Assoc J l986;134:505