Contraception: Your Questions Answered

By

  • John Guillebaud, MA, FRCSEd, FRCOG(Hon), FFSRH(Hon), FCOG(SA), Emeritus Professor of Family Planning and Reproductive Health, University College London, UK; Trustee of the Margaret Pyke Memorial Trust, Formerly Medical Director of the Margaret Pyke Family Planning Centre, London, UK; Surgeon, Elliot-Smith Vasectomy Clinic, Oxford, UK
  • Anne MacGregor

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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Audience

General Practitioners
Family planning doctors and nurses
Medical students with a special interest in this field

 

Book information

  • Published: October 2012
  • Imprint: CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE
  • ISBN: 978-0-7020-4619-3


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.