Contraception: Your Questions Answered

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2013 BMA Medical Book Awards Highly Commended in Primary Health Care! Now in edition 6, Contraception: Your Questions Answered has been completely revised and updated to incorporate all the latest information about contraception methods, effectiveness, mechanisms, side-effects and more

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  • Paperback | 608 pages
  • 132 x 200 x 24mm | 680.39g
  • Elsevier Health Sciences
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 6th Revised edition
  • 0702046191
  • 9780702046193
  • 89,496

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Now in edition 6, "Contraception: Your Questions Answered" has been completely revised and updated to incorporate all the latest information. New to this edition: New methods Combined hormonal contraception: Qlaira Implant: Nexplanon Emergency contraception: ulipristal acetate New regimens Extended and continuous combined hormonal contraception Quick starting and bridging? Updates Drug interactions and hormonal contraception Missed pill rules New co-author, Anne MacGregor . Director of Clinical Research, the City of London Migraine Clinic . Honorary Professor, Centre for Neuroscience & Trauma, Blizard Institute of Cell and Molecular Science, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry . Associate Specialist in Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare, Barts Sexual Health Centre, St Bartholomew's Hospital, London From reviews of the previous edition: 'Provides a wealth of information... graphically illustrates the need for practitioners to be thoroughly knowledgeable.'" Toni Belfield, Director of Information, Family Planning Association"show more

Table of contents

1. Introduction: the population explosion, sexual and contraceptive history-taking and counselling - the importance of fertility control. 2. Aspects of human fertility and fertility awareness: natural birth control. 3. Male methods of contraception. 4. Vaginal methods of contraception. 5. The combined oral contraceptive - selection and eligibility. 6. The combined oral contraceptive - follow-up arrangements and new routes of administration. 7. The progestogen-only pill. 8. Injectables and implants. 9. Intrauterine devices and systems. 10. Emergency (postcoital) contraception. 11. Contraception for the young, the not quite so young - and in future. Further reading. Websites. more