Test yourself on this more challenging set of MCQs on different methods of contraception
Reviewed by Jonathan Loomes-Vrdoljak
Approach to Contraception
Stem 1, question 1 of 4
Maria, a 36 year old female, wishes to discuss methods of contraception. She smokes 20 cigarettes a day and has had 3 pregnancies.What contraceptive method is contraindicated?
Intrauterine copper device
Oestrogen and progesterone pill
Intrauterine progesterone device
Progesterone only pill
Stem 1, question 2 of 4
Maria wishes to learn more about the periodic abstinence methodIf using this method, when must Maria abstain from intercourse?
2 days before predicated day of ovulation to 3 days after ovulation
3 days before predicated day of ovulation to 2 days after ovulation
4 days before predicated day of ovulation to 3 days after ovulation
5 days before predicated day of ovulation to 2 days after ovulation
6 days before predicated day of ovulation to 2 days after ovulation
Stem 1, question 3 of 4
6 months later, Maria's partner, Deepak, attends the GP surgery wishing to discuss sterilisationAfter the sterilisation procedure, what investigation should be performed?
Serum testosterone level
Prostate specific antigen
Stem 1, question 4 of 4Regarding the anatomical course of the vas deferens, what two structures does the vas deferens link? Select 2 answers
Seminal vesicle duct
Stem 2, question 1 of 4
Davina, a 32 year old female, presents to GP 4 days after unprotected sexual intercourse. She is currently being treated for a sexually transmitted infection.What is the most appropriate emergency contraception to offer Davina?
Progesterone only emergency contraception
Oestrogen and progesterone emergency contraception
Copper Intrauterine device
Progesterone intrauterine device
Stem 2, question 2 of 4How long must individuals wait before starting hormonal contraception following the use of Ulipristal?
No wait necessary
Stem 2, question 3 of 4
6 months later Davina returns wishing to discuss long term contraception methods. She has previously taken systemic contraception, but does not want to take any tablets and has a phobia of needles. She has a single regular sexual partner. She wishes to preserve her fertility.What contraception would be most appropriate?
Oestrogen and progesterone oral contraceptive pill
Banding of Fallopian tubes
Progesterone Intrauterine device
Stem 2, question 4 of 4
Davina has a planned pregnancy and chooses to breast feed and use lactational amenorrhoea as her chosen contraception.Under which conditions would Davina have to stop using this as her method of contraception? Select all that apply
First menstrual period
Infant nurses less than every 6 hours at night
6 months post natal
The infant is supplemented with formula
Infant nurses less than every 4 hours in the day
An individual chooses to use a diaphragm and spermicide as their chosen contraception methodWhat must this individual be able to do?
Track basal body temperature
Insert the diaphragm during sexual intercourse
Check consistency of cervical mucus
Monitor urinary hormone levels
Locate their cervix accurately