Article Text

Download PDFPDF

Jaydess audit standards and benefits
Free
  1. Lyubov Alexandrovna Matytsina-Quinlan
  1. East Cheshire Centre for Sexual Health (ECCSH), Macclesfield District General Hospital, Macclesfield SK10 3BL, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Lyubov Alexandrovna Matytsina-Quinlan, East Cheshire Centre for Sexual Health (ECCSH), Macclesfield District General Hospital, Macclesfield SK10 3BL, UK; lyubov.matytsina{at}yahoo.com

Statistics from Altmetric.com

Jaydess was introduced to UK users in 2014, but there are no recent publications regarding using Jaydess. We would like to share with readers the results of our Jaydess audit at ISH (integrated sexual health). We performed a retrospective audit of 20 women, who attended the ISH service for Jaydess insertion in 2016-17, analysing their electronic records in order to improve management of the patients with Jaydess. Two thirds of users were under the age of 25 years. It is important to provide patients with information regarding potential risk of developing low mood or/and depression with progesterone only contraception. Follow up (FU) is important as it reflects patient’s satisfaction with Jaydess. We suggested improving the FU standard with a documented outcome. Our audit highlights a high rate of users under the age of 25 who are satisfied with Jaydess in 1 years’ time. As a result, we would recommend promoting Jaydess in nulliparous patients group. Contraceptive choice is essential and based on risk assessment, especially in young nulliparous women. Prospective outcome of the audit is that nulliparous patients …

View Full Text

Footnotes

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent for publication Not required.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

Request Permissions

If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.

Linked Articles

  • Highlights from this issue
    British Medical Journal Publishing Group