Identifying appropriate IUD candidates in areas with high prevalence of sexually transmitted infections.

@article{Morrison2007IdentifyingAI,
  title={Identifying appropriate IUD candidates in areas with high prevalence of sexually transmitted infections.},
  author={Charles S Morrison and Lisa Murphy and Cynthia Kwok and Debra H. Weiner},
  journal={Contraception},
  year={2007},
  volume={75 3},
  pages={185-92}
}
BACKGROUND The IUD is a highly effective, safe, inexpensive and long-lasting contraceptive. However, IUDs may increase PID risk during the early postinsertion period when inserted in women with cervical infections. We developed a simple algorithm to identify women at low risk of current sexually transmitted infection (STI) who are appropriate IUD candidates in regions with moderate or high STI prevalence. METHODS We used data sets from family planning populations in Kenya, Zimbabwe, Jamaica… CONTINUE READING
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