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Contraception

Which of the following is considered long-acting reversible contraception (LARC)?

a. Copper intrauterine device

b. Depot medroxyprogesterone acetate

c. Combination hormonal contraceptive patch

d. All of the above

What is the goal of the United States Medical Eligibility Criteria (US MEC) published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention?

a. Guide contraceptive selection for women with comorbidities

b. Provide legal criteria for contraception provision to minors

c. Provide financial criteria for Medicaid contraception eligibility

d. None of the above

With typical use, which of the following contraceptive methods has the highest failure rate within the first year of use?

a. Withdrawal

b. Spermicides

c. Male condom

d. Progestin-only pills

Of U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved intrauterine devices (IUDs), hormone-eluting devices release which of the following?

a. Norgestimate

b. Etonogestrel

c. Norethindrone

d. Levonorgestrel

Of U.S. FDA-approved intrauterine devices, which of the following has the longest duration of contraceptive efficacy?

a. Paragard, copper intrauterine device

b. Skyla, levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine device

c. Mirena, levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine device

d. Skyla and Mirena have equivalent durations of efficacy

The Skyla IUD can be differentiated from the other FDA-approved levonorgestrel-releasing IUD by which of the following characteristics?

a. White, T-shaped frame

b. Silver ring atop the stem

c. Copper bracelets on the lateral T arms

d. Single braided brown string attached to the T-frame base

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