Insertion site update for contraceptive implants

A GP adheres to new advice when a patient needs her contraceptive implant replacing

Sasha is a 19-year-old retail worker requesting replacement of a contraceptive implant.

Figure 1. Sacha’s current implant site.
Figure 1. Sacha's current implant site.

The current implant has been in place for almost three years, and she has been happy with the method.

She experiences light, infrequent bleeding and has not had any troublesome side effects.

She has already filled a prescription for the

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