IUDs

IUDs

PID: the silent epidemic

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Maureen Moore
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Vol 7, No.2
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Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1986
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article seeks to unmask the extent and prevalence of Pelvic Inflammatory Disease. Lists indicators, symptoms and various causes and methods of prevention of PID. 

Dalkon: shielded by the Law

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Ann Pappert
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Vol 7, No.1
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Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1985
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses how IUD manufacturers use legal maneuvers to avoid negligence payments. Indicate the challenges faced by women who are seeking justice. 

 


The emotional turmoil of infertility

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Marlie Manning
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Vol 3, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1982
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article covers the issue of infertility. Identifies reasons why infertility rates are rising. Addresses emotional aspects. Proposes stronger advocacy for people dealing with the problem of infertility. 

Everybody knows someone who...

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Anne Rochon Ford
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vol 2, No. 3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1981
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article explains what dysmenorrhea is. Discusses spectrum of causes. Outlines alternative treatments as well as allopathic treatments.


 

Getting rid of the crab

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Madeline Boscoe
Connie Clement
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vol 2, No. 2
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Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1981
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

IUD (Intrauterine Device) toolkit

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English
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Online
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USAID
Publication Date: 
2007

An online resource providing comprehensive and evidence-based information about intrauterine devices (IUDs) to help improve access to and quality of services. Resource is for policy makers, program managers, providers, and others interested in adding or improving existing IUD services in their family planning programs.

The levonorgestrel intrauterine system

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English
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Online
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The Contraception Report
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Houston, TX

Introduces the Levonorgestrel Intrauterine System (IUS), its history, and how the system works. Describes the effectiveness of the IUS, the possible side effects, and the benefits of the IUS.

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Canadian contraception consensus: part 2 of 3

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Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada
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Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Reviews the statistics on contraceptive use and gives information on the determinants of contraception and various aspects of sexual health.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Network: intrauterine devices

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Family Health International
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Family Health International
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Research Triangle Park, NC

Examines how today's intrauterine devices (IUDs) offer safe and reversible long-term contraception, requiring little effort on the part of users once they are inserted.

Reversible birth control methods

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English
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Women's Health Matters
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides information on hormonal and non-hormonal reversible methods of birth control

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