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Integration of Contraceptive Services Into Anticoagulation Management Services Improves Access to Long-acting Reversible Contraception

Bernard, Caitlin; Pekny, Chelsea; Omukagah, Christabell O.; Bernard, Christian O.; Manji, Imran; Pastakia, Sonak D.; Christoffersen-Deb, Astrid

Obstetrical & Gynecological Survey: February 2019 - Volume 74 - Issue 2 - p 90–92
doi: 10.1097/01.ogx.0000552983.36136.f5
GYNECOLOGY: CONTRACEPTION

(Abstracted from Contraception 2018;98(6):486–491)

Increasing access to contraception in women of reproductive age is a cost-effective strategy to reduce maternal morbidity and mortality, especially in women with chronic diseases. Approximately 28% of global maternal mortality is nonobstetric in nature, and 70% of these cases are due to preexisting medical conditions exacerbated by pregnancy.

AMPATH/Indiana University (C.B.); AMPATH/Purdue University (C.P., S.D.P.); AMPATH (C.O.O., C.O.B.); AMPATH/Moi Teaching & Referral Hospital (I.M.); and AMPATH/University of Toronto (A.C.-D.), Eldoret, Kenya

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