Contraception: Your Questions Answered book cover

Contraception: Your Questions Answered

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.

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

Paperback, 608 Pages

Published: October 2012

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-7020-4619-3


  • 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.


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