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Intrauterine Devices (IUDs)
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Goals

Section 1
Section 2

- Introduction
- Objectives
- Goals
- Eligibility Criteria
- Who Can Use
- Conditions
- STIs/HIV/AIDS
> Counseling
- Myths
- Side Effects
- IUD Use
- Complications
- Complications

Section 3

Summary

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Section 2 - Client Screening and Counseling

IUD Counseling Topics

  • Characteristics of IUDs
  • Client's risk for STIs
  • Effectiveness and how the IUD works
  • Insertion and removal procedures
  • Instructions for use and follow-up visits
  • Possible side effects and complications
  • Signs of possible complications

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If the client chooses an IUD, the following specific issues must be covered in detail during the counseling session:

  • Characteristics of IUDs

  • Client’s risk for STIs

  • Effectiveness and how the IUDs work

  • Insertion and removal procedures

  • Instructions for use and follow-up visits

  • Possible side effects and complications

  • Signs of possible complications that require an immediate return to the clinic
 

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