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Copper containing intra-uterine devices versus depot progestogens for contraception

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  • Intervention

Authors

  • G Justus Hofmeyr,

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    1. University of the Witwatersrand, University of Fort Hare, Eastern Cape Department of Health, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, East London Hospital Complex, East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa
    • G Justus Hofmeyr, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, East London Hospital Complex, University of the Witwatersrand, University of Fort Hare, Eastern Cape Department of Health, Frere and Cecilia Makiwane Hospitals, Private Bag X 9047, East London, Eastern Cape, 5200, South Africa. gjh@global.co.za.

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  • Mandisa Singata

    1. University of the Witwatersrand/University of Fort Hare/East London Hospital complex, Effective Care Research Unit, East London, South Africa
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Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

To determine, from the best available evidence, the effectiveness, complication and continuation rates of the copper-containig IUCD compared with depot progestogen contraception.