After reviewing approaches for contraception with a female client, the nurse is concerned that barrier methods will not achieve the client's goal to prevent pregnancy. What did the client say to cause the nurse to draw this conclusion?
A female patient comes into the community clinic with the following chart and asks the nurse for help understanding what needs to be done. Which method of birth control should the nurse review with the patient?
A client in the women's clinic asks the nurse, "How is the cervical mucus method of contraception different from the rhythm method?" The appropriate response by the nurse is that the cervical mucus method is which of the following?
The nurse is discussing the use of contraception with a client who has just become sexually active. What factors should the nurse include when educating the client on contraceptive methods?
Note: Credit will be given only if all correct choices and no incorrect choices are selected.
A patient using the calendar rhythm method of birth control asks for assistance to calculate her most fertile period. She states that her shortest cycle is 22 days and her longest cycle is 40 days. Using this information, which day should the nurse identify as being the end of the patient's fertile period?