1. What options are appropriate for this patient? After reviewing Margaret’s objective and subjective data she has different options for contraception other than the pill. Since she is smoking again it is important to explore other options than the pill Depo-Provera is a progestogen only contraception method. The depo injection contains only progestin and is long acting. The shot is only needed every three months. It has a 99% effectiveness of preventing pregnancy (Woo, 2015). Another birth control option for Margaret is an IUD. There are different kinds of IUDs that can be used. There is a non-hormonal option a copper IUD. Mirena is another IUD that does contain only progestin. The IUD devices are inserted into the uterus and are more than 99% effective at preventing pregnancy (Woo, 2015). Non-hormonal options of birth control include spermicides, sponges, diaphragms, cervical caps, and condoms. 2. What contraceptive options are contraindicated?
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