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

Debbie Postlethwaite, RNP, MPH

Winter 2005 - Volume 9 Number 1


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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