WHO Medical Eligibility Criteria Wheel for Contraceptive Use. Pack of 20 wheels
Nonserial Publication
World Health Organization
ISBN-13    9789241547093 ISBN-10    924154709X
Order Number    11500688   
Price    CHF    40.00 / US$    48.00 Developing countries:    CHF    28.00
English     2007
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***This product is sold in a pack of 20 wheels***

This wheel contains the medical eligibility criteria for starting use of contraceptive methods. It is based on Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use, 3rd edition (2004), one of WHO's evidence-based guidelines. It tells family planning providers if a women presenting with a known medical or physical condition is able to use various contraceptive methods safely and effectively.

The wheel includes recommendations on initiating use of six common types of contraceptives:
1. Combined pills (low dose combined oral contraceptives)
2. Combined injectable contraceptives
3. Progestogen-only pills
4. Progestogen-only injectable, DMPA and NET-EN
5. Progestogen-only implants
6. Copper-bearing IUD.