Contraception: Your Questions Answered (Your Questions Answered 7th Revised edition)

Contraception: Your Questions Answered (Your Questions Answered 7th Revised edition)

By: Anne MacGregor (author), John Guillebaud (author)Paperback

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This seventh edition has been completely revised and updated, incorporating relevant WHO and national guidance documents: therefore imparting best evidence-based practice for all methods. Combined oral contraceptives (COCs) Based on the long-established evidence that 7 days of routinely not-taking pills in each cycle is too long for maintained ovarian suppression - and this necessarily leads to too little margin for errors in pill-taking - the authors recommend that providers switch to a new norm for all users of either: Tricycling, the 84/4 regimen, or totally continuous use (365/365), OR, for women who remain keen to see monthly pill-bleeds (which are completely unnecessary for health), one of the regimens (24/4 or 21/4) that shorten the contraception-non-taking time to 4 days New methods, and their importance or otherwise: Intrauterine system: Jaydess Subcutaneous, self-injectable alternative to Depo-Provera: Sayana Press 24/4 combined hormonal contraceptives: Zoely , Eloine Diaphragm: Caya Updates Quick starting and bridging (the Proving not Pregnant Protocol) Emergency contraception (EC), how advice differs for ulipristal acetate EC Drug metabolism (implications with norethisterone) and interactions (eg affecting lamotrigine) Question and answer format Important information boxes Unwanted side effects boxes Frequent patient questions at the end of relevant chapters Management advice Follow-up advice Comes with free e-book on ExpertConsult for the first time This seventh edition has been completely revised and updated, incorporating relevant WHO and national guidance documents: therefore imparting best evidence-based practice for all methods. Combined oral contraceptives (COCs) Based on the long-established evidence that 7 days of routinely not-taking pills in each cycle is too long for maintained ovarian suppression - and this necessarily leads to too little margin for errors in pill-taking - the authors recommend that providers switch to a new norm for all users of either: Tricycling, the 84/4 regimen, or totally continuous use (365/365), OR, for women who remain keen to see monthly pill-bleeds (which are completely unnecessary for health), one of the regimens (24/4 or 21/4) that shorten the contraception-non-taking time to 4 days New methods, and their importance or otherwise: Intrauterine system: Jaydess Subcutaneous, self-injectable alternative to Depo-Provera: Sayana Press 24/4 combined hormonal contraceptives: Zoely , Eloine Diaphragm: Caya Updates Quick starting and bridging (the Proving not Pregnant Protocol) Emergency contraception (EC), how advice differs for ulipristal acetate EC Drug metabolism (implications with norethisterone) and interactions (eg affecting lamotrigine) Intermittent quizzes for CPD portfolio purposes Now on ExpertConsult

Contents

1. Introduction 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

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780702070006
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 424
  • ID: 9780702070006
  • ISBN10: 0702070009
  • edition: 7th Revised edition

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