This month’s quiz reviews two types of long-acting reversible contraception (LARC): a contraceptive implant and an intrauterine device (IUD). Information on initiation and management is gleaned from a recent ACOG practice bulletin.
1. Routine antibiotic prophylaxis is recommended before IUD insertion:
Committee on Practice Bulletins—Gynecology, Long-Acting Reversible Contraception Work Group. Practice Bulletin Number 186: Long-Acting Reversible Contraception: Implants and Intrauterine Devices. Obstet Gynecol.2017 Nov;130(3):e251-e269.