Patient case study: Anxious about hormones

Counselling a patient anxious about hormones.


    Jade is a 23-year-old non-smoker, who comes into your clinic seeking contraception but is anxious about hormones and wants a non-hormonal method. This case study is fictitious.

    Anxious about hormones

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    Learning objectives:

    • Learn how to counsel and manage patient concerns about hormonal contraception options
    • Explore the intrauterine methods that might be suitable for Jade.


    Duration | 6 minutes 52 seconds

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