IUD


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IUD

abbr.
intrauterine device

IUD

or

IUCD

abbreviation for
(Medicine) intrauterine device or intrauterine contraceptive device

IUD

intrauterine device.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.IUD - contraceptive device consisting of a piece of bent plastic or metal that is inserted through the vagina into the uterus
loop - an intrauterine device in the shape of a loop
Translations
وَسيلَة مَنْع الحَمْل
nitroděložní tělísko
spiral
fogamzásgátló méhhurokméhűri betét
intravaginals pretapauglošanas lidzeklis
rahim kılıfı

IUD

N ABBR =intrauterine deviceDIU m

IUD

[ˌaɪjuːˈdiː] n abbr (=intra-uterine device) → DIU m(= dispositif intra-utérin)

IUD

[ˌaɪjuːˈdiː] n abbr =intra-uterine deviceiud m inv

IUD

(ˌai juː ˈdiː) noun (abbreviation)
intrauterine device; a plastic or metal contraceptive used by women.

IUD

abbr intrauterine device. V. device.
References in periodicals archive ?
The first phase consisted of training 19 trainers, who were physicians and professional nurses who offered family planning services in six health centres and outpatient clinics with a minimum of 25 IUD weekly insertions or removals and whose directors had agreed that their health centres could become training centres.
The report stated that IUDs are 99 percent effective which means that less than one out of 100 women who will use an IUD will conceive each year.
Most of the health workers believed that white discharge, itching associated with IUD insertion are probable side effects which require a qualitative training and effective demonstration to overcome the deficit on knowledge on IUD insertion.
The study included 1,071 women who had a levonorgestrel IUD inserted at Kaiser Permanente-Hawaii between January 2009 and December 2010.
At the office visit for IUD placement, the patient stated she had a negative home pregnancy test 1 week earlier.
Clinical studies were also conducted to evaluate the impacts of immediate insertion of a frameless IUD during cesarean section, as well as after vaginal delivery, on the bleeding pattern, duration of lochia, and healing of uterus.
Advil is adequate, in many cases, to cover the pain that comes with an IUD insertion.
Methods: A retrospective study evaluating the risk factors and pregnancy outcomes of 81 patients who conceived with CuT380A IUD in situ.
And Texas is one of nearly two dozen states changing their Medicaid programs, the federal-state insurance plan for the disabled, poor children and the lowest-income people, to pay hospitals for inserting an IUD or contraceptive implant in the delivery room.
In April 2014, 11 private health care facilities that provided obstetric services but not postpartum family planning services in South East and South South Nigeria were selected from among a nongovernmental organization's network in the country; at each, one provider received training on postpartum IUD insertion, including practicum sessions and monthly supportive posttraining supervision.
Considering the heavily acute vaginal bleeding from the uterus, and a history of artificial abortion and extraction of IUD, we decided to perform emergent uterine artery embolism and treat shock simultaneously.
Intraoperatively, the IUD was found to be partly buried in right adnexa and was firmly attached to right tube and ovary.