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Karen, is a 33 year-old G2P2, with a medical history of migraines, for which she takes Imitrex when needed. She has a history of heavy and painful menses each month, lasting approximately 7-8 days. Karen smokes ½ pack of cigarettes per day. Her father has a history of DVT and cardiac disease. Her mother has a history of cervical cancer. Her blood pressure today is 138/76 and her pelvic exam is normal. She is divorced and is sexually active with her new boyfriend. She is currently using condoms for birth control and wants something more reliable. Karen does not desire pregnancy in the near future. •Discuss the contraceptive methods using the latest evidence-based guidelines that Karen would be medically eligible for. •Identify one method that you feel would be most beneficial to Karen and discuss why you selected it. •Are there any methods that you would not recommend for Karen? Why?

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Running head: FAMILY PLANNING ELIGIBILITY

Family Planning Eligibility
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FAMILY PLANNING ELIGIBILITY

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Family Planning Eligibility
Provision of family planning services that are of quality is significant as it allows
individuals to have their desired number of children and space them as they wish, the chances
that a baby will be born healthy is increased and also improves the health of individuals even if
they decide not to have children. The choice of the family planning method that an individual
uses is multi-factorial and involves both the input of the healthcare provider, medical
recommendations, and the client's wish. Healthcare providers ought to consider the clinical
circumstances of each individual who seeks family planning services. The WHO provides
evidence-based guidance in family planning so as to tackle the misconception concerning the
safe use of contraception and decrease medical barriers to contraception that are unnecessary
(WHO, 2015).
Karen is eligible to use progestogen-only pills (POPs). These pills are recommended for
use by clients who are smokers and those above 35 years which she is nearing and since they
contain no estrogen which causes fluid retention, and her blood p...


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