Quiz - Could you be liable for this contraceptive failure?

You have been inserting progesterone-exuding contraceptive rods (LARCs) for some time.

One of your patients says that she became pregnant despite the device (Implanon) being inserted and she is planning to sue you.

Could you be liable?

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Dr Craig Lilienthal is a GP and medicolegal adviser in Sydney, NSW.

This quiz first appeared in AusDoc's Medicolegal Group.

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