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Intrauterine Devices (IUDs)
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Goals

Section 1

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

Section 2
Section 3

Summary

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Section 1 - Intrauterine Devices (IUDs)

PID Incidence Rate by Time Since Insertion

PID Incidence Rate by Time Since Insertion chart

Source: Farley, et at, 1992.
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As shown in this slide, the risk of an IUD user developing PID is greatest during the first month after insertion. The risk decreases after the first month and remains low and comparable to non-IUD users.

 

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