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One concern regarding long acting reversible contraception (LARC) use among female adolescents is the potential for sexually transmitted infection (STI) acquisition. Few studies investigate chlamydia infection among adolescent LARC users compared to other hormonal contraceptive method (non-LARC) users. We hypothesized that incident chlamydia infection would be similar in these two groups and that it would not be associated with adolescent LARC use.
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Name: Journal of pediatric and adolescent gynecology
Describe follow-up care patterns and continuation rates during the first 6-months after initiating a long-acting reversible contraceptive device (LARC) among adolescent and young adult (AYA) women.
Unplanned or unwanted pregnancy among adolescents is a worldwide public health issue. In many countries unmarried young women are denied contraceptive services. Long-acting reversible contraceptive me...
Almost 80% of adolescent pregnancies are unplanned, and between 28 and 63% of adolescent mothers had a repeated pregnancy within 18 months. Among girls with repeated pregnancies, two-thirds reporte...
Method-specific contraceptive prevalence varies widely globally, as huge variations exist in the use of different types of contraception, with short-term methods being the most common methods in sub-S...
This review will address the need for adolescent contraception, compare the benefits of long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARC) with non-LARC methods, discuss unique barriers to LARC for adolesce...
This is a randomized prospective study evaluating the impact of a brief contraceptive education intervention with optional referral for financial counseling on post abortion long-acting re...
Chlamydia is a common infection among youth and can be given from one person to another during sex. Many people who have chlamydia have no signs of infection at all, but can pass the infec...
The investigators study is testing models of contraceptive care that were developed as part of the Contraceptive CHOICE Project. CHOICE is a prospective cohort study of 9,256 women designe...
The purpose of this study is to determine whether delivery of SpeakOut, a behavioral intervention to increase social communication about long-acting reversible contraceptive (LARC) methods...
The objective of this study is to test and disseminate tools that drive successful immediate postpartum Long-Acting Reversible Contraception (LARC) implementation. The long-term goal is to...
Prevention of CONCEPTION by devices, chemical substances or agents with contraceptive activity in females which last for years and can be removed.
An adolescent who is receiving long-term in-patient services or who resides in an institutional setting.
A synthetic progestin that is derived from 17-hydroxyprogesterone. It is a long-acting contraceptive that is effective both orally or by intramuscular injection and has also been used to treat breast and endometrial neoplasms.
Prevention of CONCEPTION by blocking fertility temporarily, or permanently (STERILIZATION, REPRODUCTIVE). Common means of reversible contraception include NATURAL FAMILY PLANNING METHODS; CONTRACEPTIVE AGENTS; or CONTRACEPTIVE DEVICES.
Species of CHLAMYDIA causing pneumonitis in mice and hamsters. These isolates formerly belonged to CHLAMYDIA TRACHOMATIS.
The World Health Organization (WHO) definition of sexual health; "the state of physical, emotional, mental and social well-being related to sexuality; it is not merely the absence of disease, dysfunction and infirmity. Sexual health requires a posit...
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