Intrauterine Contraception: Study to Evaluate Clinical Practice and to Increase Utilization

Intrauterine Contraception: Study to Evaluate Clinical Practice and to Increase Utilization


Debbie Postlethwaite, RNP, MPH

Winter 2005 - Volume 9 Number 1

https://doi.org/10.7812/TPP/04-113

Introduction

For the past decade, preventing unintended pregnancies has been an important issue for women's health. Against this background, the intrauterine device (IUD) has been established either as the most cost-effective method of contraception (in study models that span two or more years1,2) or the second most cost-effective reversible method (in studies that span two years or less3).

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