Coil or intrauterine device? Patient preferences for contraceptive terminology.

@article{Mullin2004CoilOI,
  title={Coil or intrauterine device? Patient preferences for contraceptive terminology.},
  author={Nicola Mullin and Kathryn Mills and Rosemary Kirkman},
  journal={The journal of family planning and reproductive health care},
  year={2004},
  volume={30 1},
  pages={46-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To discover what terminology women prefer to use when referring to contraceptive methods and to investigate the understanding of and ideas associated with contraceptive names. DESIGN A self-administered questionnaire was answered by 191 new patients at family planning clinics (FPCs). Women were asked if they understood the terms used by the fpa (Family Planning Association), if they knew of any alternatives and, if so, which they preferred. SETTING Selected FPCs across the city of… CONTINUE READING

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