Chapter 26 Contraception Q&A (1 of 55) Sample Questions
1. JC, a 19-year-old girl comes to the pharmacy seeking for an emergency contraception, after 48 hours of unprotected sex. While counseling her, the pharmacist found out that she is on the 15th day of her menstrual cycle. In this situation:
- A. Give Plan B, explain emergency contraception use.
- B. Refer to physician.
- C. Phone a friend.
- D. Give 2 doses of Plan B.
Tips: On day 14 of cycle, it is LH that predominates and increases ovulation. Since, patient has unprotected intercourse at 13th day of her menstrual cycle, there is an increased risk of pregnancy thus, in this case requires more assessment by the Doctor.