Contraception: Your Questions Answered - 6th Edition - ISBN: 9780702046193, 9780702056673

Contraception: Your Questions Answered

6th Edition

Authors: John Guillebaud John Guillebaud Anne MacGregor
Paperback ISBN: 9780702046193
eBook ISBN: 9780702056673
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
Published Date: 12th October 2012
Page Count: 608

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.


Description

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.

Key Features

  • Popular question and answer format


Details

No. of pages:
608
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Churchill Livingstone 2013
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
eBook ISBN:
9780702056673
Paperback ISBN:
9780702046193
eBook ISBN:
9780702053399

About the Authors

John Guillebaud Author

Affiliations and Expertise

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

John Guillebaud Author

Affiliations and Expertise

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 Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Specialist in Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare, Bart's Sexual Health Centre, St. Bartholomew's Hospital, London; Honorary Professor, Centre for Neuroscience and Trauma within the Blizard Institute of Cell and Molecular Science, Bart's and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, UK