How Is The Birth Control Being Funded?

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Case 1
A 30-year-old woman who has never been pregnant comes for her annual examination. She currently desires birth control, but plans to become pregnant 1 to 2 years from now. She has no history of significant medical illness. Her body mass index is 23 kg/m2, and she takes no medications.
1: What additional information would be useful prior to discussing a contraceptive plan with your client?
- What is your usual blood pressure and how often do you check it or have it checked?
- When did your last menstrual cycle start?
- Do you smoke?
- Do you have religious or cultural beliefs regarding contraception?
- Do you have reservations regarding any particular type of contraception?
- Do you have a preference for any type of contraception?
- How is the birth control being funded?
- Have you been tested and do you require protection from STDs?
- Do you have depression, lupus, irregular periods, gastrointestinal disorders, or history of surgery?
- Have you had a pap smear in the past year?
- Do you have any allergies?
- What are your concerns regarding birth control?
- Have you ever had an abortion or been told that you have anatomical structural abnormalities of the vagina, cervix, or uterus?
- Have you ever had a blood clot in your lungs or legs?
- What is your occupation? Are you sedentary at work?
- Have you ever tried a birth control method in the past? Did that method work for you?
- Do you get frequent migraines or headaches?
-Do you have any family history of breast or…

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