A 23 year old mother of 2, delivered 10 months ago. she has been using birth control pill the past 7 months. She is asking for a reliable birth control pill. no sterilization at this time, no religion contraindication.
PHx: positive for mild hypertension with first pregnancy, seasonal allergy
Surgery: R inguinal hernia and tonsils
Family hx: mother has hypertension
Father has colon ca both living
patient does not smoke, take drugs. exercise 2/week and drinks 1 glass of wine occasionally
What is the treatment plan for the patient today?
what contraceptive methods are appropriate for the patient? give rational for each
Choose one method and list and list 5 patient teaching centered teaching points for the method chosen