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Section 1

> Introduction
- Objectives
- Safety
- Overview
- Early IUDs
- Copper IUDs
- Mechanisms
- Failure Rates
- Comparison
- Method Costs
- Characteristics
- Characteristics
- Incidence Rate
- Reducing Risk
- Perforations
- Ectopic
- Expulsions
- Rates

Section 2
Section 3


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Section 1 - Intrauterine Devices (IUDs)


This presentation offers an overview for family planning providers of the intrauterine device, or IUD. The goal of this presentation is to offer the most current scientific knowledge available on IUDs. With this knowledge providers, in turn, can help each family planning client make a voluntary, informed choice about the contraceptive method that is best for her. The presentation is not intended to be a substitute for training on how to insert IUDs or manage IUD complications, even though both of these subjects are briefly discussed.

After a brief introduction, the presentation is divided into three sections. First, there is an overview of IUDs; second, there is a section on client screening and counseling; and third, there is a discussion of IUD insertion guidelines and the management of side effects and complications.

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