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Intrauterine Devices (IUDs)
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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)

Overview of IUDs

  • Provider informing client about IUDsTypes of IUDs

  • Mechanisms of action

  • Characteristics of IUDs

  • Ways to reduce risk
    of complications

Artwork adapted from PATH and The Population Council.
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Included in this overview is information on different types of IUDs, their mechanisms of action, IUD characteristics, and ways to reduce risks of possible complications. Specifically, we will discuss the risks of pelvic inflammatory disease, perforation of the uterus, ectopic pregnancy and expulsion.



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