IUD


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IUD

abbr.
intrauterine device
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

IUD

or

IUCD

abbreviation for
(Medicine) intrauterine device or intrauterine contraceptive device
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

IUD

intrauterine device.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
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
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Translations
وَسيلَة مَنْع الحَمْل
nitroděložní tělísko
spiral
fogamzásgátló méhhurokméhűri betét
intravaginals pretapauglošanas lidzeklis
rahim kılıfı

IUD

N ABBR =intrauterine deviceDIU m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

IUD

[ˌaɪjuːˈdiː] n abbr (=intra-uterine device) → DIU m(= dispositif intra-utérin)
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

IUD

[ˌaɪjuːˈdiː] n abbr =intra-uterine deviceiud m inv
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

IUD

(ˌai juː ˈdiː) noun (abbreviation)
intrauterine device; a plastic or metal contraceptive used by women.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

IUD

abbr intrauterine device. V. device.
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
References in periodicals archive ?
While IUDs and other LARCs are a good choice for many, the NWHN is concerned (2) about the risk of providers promoting LARCs rather than offering patients the full range of options and comprehensive information --including realistic information regarding the IUD insertion experience.
The extended duration and proven efficacy across a diverse population enables more women in the United States to obtain effective birth control, as the IUD is now available for a low cost at public health clinics.
while it might appear obvious, is that women who use one of the two oral medications are more likely to become pregnant during the following year than those who receive the IUD. When looking at cost effectiveness issues, this year of increased health care costs is part of the calculation.
An infrequent but serious consequence of intrauterine device (IUD) insertion is iatrogenic or secondary erosion of the uterine wall complicating 1.3 per 1000 cases 2, which could rarely herald translocation of IUD into the abdominopelvic viscera 3 with potential morbidities of adhesions, fistula formation and/bowel perforation 4.
The most common complications of IUD insertion are failed placement, infection, pain, menstrual abnormalities, expulsion, and vasovagal reactions [2].
Akers, M.D., M.P.H., from the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, and colleagues conducted a secondary analysis of data from a sham-controlled randomized trial involving women having a levonorgestrel 13.5-mg IUD inserted at three family planning clinics.
In half of the cases, the IUD was embedded, displaced within the uterine cavity, or migrated into the uterine wall, all of which may be a possible cause of the IUD-related abnormal uterine bleeding.
According to a New Yorker (https://www.newyorker.com/books/page-turner/the-trumpishness-of-ivana/amp) article titled "The Trumpishness of Ivana," it was stated that in the book "Raising Trump" written by Ivana and published this year in October, she recounted how she got pregnant all three times with her three children - Donald Trump Jr., Ivana Marie (Ivanka Trump) and Eric Fredrick Trump - while she had an IUD.
Many placed equal emphasis on the IUD and the implant, but some were dedicated to one or the other.
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.