Handbook of Family Planning and Reproductive Healthcare

  • 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
  • By

    • Anna Glasier, BSc, MD, DSc, FRCOG, FFPRHC, OBE, Lead Clinician for Sexual Health in NHS Lothian. Honorary Professor at the University of Edinburgh School of Clinical Science and Community Health and University of London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK Consultant/Director
    • Ailsa Gebbie, MB, ChB, DCH, MRCOG, MFFP, Consultant in Community Gynaecology, Lothian Primary Care NHS Trust, Edinburgh

    This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. Entirely revised and updated and with a foreword by John Guillebaud, this is the much anticipated new edition of an invaluable, practical guide which has become an established reference for all those working in reproductive health. As in the previous edition, all forms of contraceptives are covered in detail, with guidance on prescribing, possible complications and advantages/disadvantages. The book continues to provide evidence-based clinical guidance for family-planning providers. This fifth edition is a complete update on developments in the field, integrating the new contraceptives, strategies and guidelines within family planning and reproductive healthcare.
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    All health care professional involved with providing family planning and reproductive health care services.


Book information

  • Published: November 2007
  • ISBN: 978-0-443-06887-4

Table of Contents

1. Contraceptive Choice, Charlotte Ellertson and Anna Glasier

2. Service Provision in the UK, Alison Bigrigg

3. Combined hormonal contraception, Anna Glasier

4. Progestogen-only pill, Marian P. Everett

5. Progestogen-only injectables, Diana Mansour

6. Progestogen-only implants, Martha Hickey

7. Intra-uterine devices, Meera Kishen

8. Intra-uterine systems, Ailsa E. Gebbie

9. Barrier methods, Madelaine Ward

10. Fertility awareness methods and postpartum contraception, Jane Smith

11. Emergency contraception, Susan Brechin

12. Female sterilization, Mary W. Rodger

13. Vasectomy, Richard A. Anderson

14. Sexual health services for young people, Paula Baraitser

15. Legal aspects of family planning, Susan Jones

16. Abortion, Audrey H. Brown

17. Screening and health promotion, Sally Hope

18. Sexually transmitted infections, Christopher Wilkinson

19. Sexuality and family planning, Susan V. Carr

20. Gynaecological problems in the family planning consultation, Sharon Cameron

21. Premenstrual syndrome, P.M.S. O'Brien

22. Menopause, Ailsa E. Gebbie

23. Contraceptives of the future, Michael J.K. Harper