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Optimizing IUD Delivery for Adolescents and Young Adults, 1st ed. 2019 Counseling, Placement, and Management

Langue : Anglais

Coordonnateurs : Coles Mandy, Mays Aisha

Couverture de l’ouvrage Optimizing IUD Delivery for Adolescents and Young Adults

Many individuals worldwide initiate sexual activity during their adolescent and young adult (AYA) years and are in need of safe and effective contraceptive services. Because AYAs are at particularly high risk for inconsistent or incorrect use of contraception, long-acting reversible contraception (LARC) including intrauterine devices (IUDs) are recommended as a first-line contraceptive option for adolescents by many international professional organizations. IUDs are particularly advantageous because these methods are safe and highly effective (>99% efficacy), are easier to keep confidential because they are often undetectable to others, and do not require daily adherence or frequent visits for refills. Despite significant evidence of their safety, acceptability, and effectiveness among AYAs, IUDs remain underutilized in this population. 

Written by experts in the field, Optimizing IUD Delivery for Adolescents and Young Adults provides a comprehensive framework that examines the history of IUDs, counseling, initiation, placement, and follow-up techniques that are unique to AYA populations. The text closes with resource chapters, including, expert clinical pearls for adolescent IUD delivery, how to access IUD training, and information on IUD billing and reimbursement. In an effort to integrate the voice of youth, clinical case examples and patient stories are utilized throughout to provide both a clinical grounding for each chapter and context within which to apply the chapter material.

 Mandy Coles, MD, MPH, FSAHM, Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA 

Aisha Mays, MD, Assistant Clinical Professor, UC Berkeley – UCSF Joint Medical Program, Berkeley, CA, USA

Uses clinical pearls and use of clinical case examples as teaching tools, and contains chapters from an adolescent perspective

Provides information and instructions on IUD service delivery in non-traditional clinical settings

Written by experts in the field, this book comprehensively covers evidence-based IUD delivery for adolescents and young adults

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