Local anesthetics for intrauterine device placement

This is a protocol for a Cochrane Review (intervention). The objectives are as follows:

To examine the effectiveness of local anesthetics for routine intrauterine device (IUD) placement on patient (e.g. pain, side effects, satisfaction) and provider outcomes (e.g. ease of placement, need for adjunctive placement measures, placement success) compared with placebo or no treatment.

This is a protocol.