Contraception: Your Questions Answered

Contraception: Your Questions Answered

Paperback Your Questions Answered

By (author) John Guillebaud, By (author) Anne MacGregor

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  • Format: Paperback | 608 pages
  • Dimensions: 132mm x 200mm x 24mm | 680g
  • Publication date: 5 December 2012
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0702046191
  • ISBN 13: 9780702046193
  • Edition: 6, Revised
  • Edition statement: 6th Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: ill
  • Sales rank: 92,471

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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 complications.

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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"

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. Appendices.