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What does EC stand for?

EC stands for Emergency Contraception

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A survey of four international social marketing organisations, that have a focus on contraceptive products, aimed to better understand how this sector is expanding access to emergency contraception and to identify what steps could be taken to improve availability of emergency contraceptive products.
Emergency contraceptive pills containing levonorgestrel are not effective at preventing pregnancy if taken after ovulation, according to a study of 388 women aged 18-38 who requested emergency contraception at a Chilean Institute of Reproductive Medicine clinic in Santiago within 120 hours of unprotected sex.
Other than attitudinal measures, one of the key predictors of residents' provision of counseling and intention to provide emergency contraception was having had a clinical preceptor who encouraged them to offer this service.