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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)

IUD/IUCD Use

IUD/IUCD Use chart

Source: Mauldin, 1994.
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The IUD, also known in some placesas the intrauterine contraceptive device or IUCD, is one of the world’s most widely used family planning methods. It is the second most commonly used form of contraception, ranking second only to female sterilization. The IUD is the most commonly used form of reversible contraception. As shown in this chart, about 100 million women worldwide use the IUD for fertility control. Currently, sixty-seven percent of IUD users live in China. However, IUD acceptance is growing in other parts of the world.

 

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