Contraception: A Users Handbook by Anne SzarewskiContraception: A Users Handbook by Anne Szarewski

Contraception: A Users Handbook

byAnne Szarewski, John Guillebaud

Paperback | September 1, 2000

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Recent developments in methods of contraception have presented women with a wider range of options than ever before. At the same time, however, scare stories - particularly about the Pill - have spread anxiety and confusion. In this third edition of Contraception, Anne Szarewski and JohnGuillebaud assess all the evidence, including the new guidelines which were issued by the Committee of Safety of Medicines (CSM) in May 1999 following a review of the 1995 scare stories. They describe the latest methods, including new types of condoms, Persona, and Mirena, and cut through theconflicting information to give you the clearest and most reliable advice you will find anywhere. From reviews of previous editions: 'A model of clearly presented, unpatronising, up-to-the- minute information ... the current definitive book on the subject.' Vogue 'Excellent.' British Journal ofFamily Planning 'Essential reading for anyone thinking of changing their family planning method.' Woman 'this is the book to buy ... Written by expert gynaecologists... with textbook clarity, it's one of the most comprehensive guides around... an invaluable book.' Health and Fitness
Anne Szarewski is a Senior Clinical Medical Officer in Family Planning at the Margaret Pyke Centre, a Family Planning Doctor at the Marie Stopes Clinic, and Senior Clinical Research Fellow in Gynaecological Oncology at the Imperial Cancer Research Fund. John Guillebaud is Medical Director of the Margaret Pyke Centre and a consultant ...
Title:Contraception: A Users HandbookFormat:PaperbackPublished:September 1, 2000Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0192632566

ISBN - 13:9780192632562

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Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. Conception: how it happens; 2. How the Pill was developed; 3. The Combined Pill: weighing up the pros and cons; 4. Which Pill will suit me best?; 5. Practical aspects of taking the Combined Pill; 6. The progestogen-only Pill; 7. Injectable progestogens and implants; 8. Intrauterinedevices; 9. Barrier methods: caps and condoms; 10. Natural family planning; 11. Emergency contraception: not only for the morning after; 12. Contraception at special times; 13. What about men?; 14. Sterilization and vasectomy; 15. The future; Further reading; Useful addresses; Index

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`Contraception: A User's Handbook...gives you all the information you need when considering which contraceptive will be right for you.'Metro North East