This chapter on counseling reviews important techniques for a patient-centered approach to choosing management for EPL. Use of Shared Decision-making techniques and a Decision Aid for Patient Treatment Priorities is presented.
Clinical Scenario #2: EPL and Pregnancy Intention
During this ultrasound visit, the provider discovers the importance of pregnancy intention in discussing the diagnosis of EPL. Patient-centered counseling tips are included. This patient chooses uterine aspiration after a discussion of all her options.