Contraception: Your Questions Answered - 6th Edition - ISBN: 9780702046193, 9780702053399

Contraception: Your Questions Answered

6th Edition

Authors: John Guillebaud John Guillebaud Anne MacGregor
Paperback ISBN: 9780702046193
eBook ISBN: 9780702053399
eBook ISBN: 9780702056673
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
Published Date: 12th October 2012
Page Count: 608
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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
Paperback ISBN:
9780702046193
eBook ISBN:
9780702053399
eBook ISBN:
9780702056673

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 Trust, Formerly Medical Director of the Margaret Pyke Family Planning Centre, London, UK

John Guillebaud Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Emeritus Professor of Family Planning and Reproductive Health, University College London, UK; Trustee of the Margaret Pyke Trust, Formerly Medical Director of the Margaret Pyke Family Planning Centre, London, 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