Women have many options regarding contraception. A patient's desire for a long- or short-term method, for one that is reversible or permanent, and her belief that she can be compliant with the method all factor into the choice of contraceptive method. Practitioners must discuss coexisting conditions, contraindications, and whether the patient desires scheduled monthly bleeding or if she will tolerate unscheduled bleeding. Finally, cost and coverage by insurance tends to be one of the most important factors in choosing the method of contraception.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||13|
|Journal||Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinics of North America|
|Publication status||Published - Jun 1 2008|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Obstetrics and Gynecology