Oxford Handbook of Reproductive Medicine and Family Planning

Paperback | October 31, 2013

byEnda McVeigh, John Guillebaud, Roy Homburg

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The Oxford Handbook of Reproductive Medicine and Family Planning, second edition provides essential practical information in the care of the adolescent and reproductive age females and males. Evidence-based and concise, this handbook is the must-have resource for all practitioners, trainees,and students in sexual and reproductive healthcare.Fully updated for the second edition, this handbook now contains additional practical guidance, algorithms and diagrams, a new chapter on recurrent miscarraige, as well as expanded informaiton on topics such as fragile X syndrome, PCOs and hirsuitism. It follows chronological age up to themenopause, covering areas such as the reproductive system, puberty, the menstrual cycle, contraceptive methods, and infertility. This is the essential guide to all aspects of reproductive medicine, family planning and sexual health, providing all the vital information the reader needs.

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The Oxford Handbook of Reproductive Medicine and Family Planning, second edition provides essential practical information in the care of the adolescent and reproductive age females and males. Evidence-based and concise, this handbook is the must-have resource for all practitioners, trainees,and students in sexual and reproductive healt...

Enda McVeigh is Senior Fellow in Reproductive Medicine at the University of Oxford, Consultant Gynaecologist at the John Radcliffe Hospital, and Medical Director at the Oxford IVF Unit. John Guillebaud is Emeritus Professor of Family Planning and Reproductive Health at University College London. He was born at Buye, Burundi, brought u...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:416 pages, 7.09 × 3.94 × 0.07 inPublished:October 31, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199650683

ISBN - 13:9780199650682

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Table of Contents

Part 11. Sexual differentiation2. Steroid hormones3. Menarche and adolescent gynaecology4. Ovaries and the menstrual cycle5. Polycystic ovary syndrome6. Hirsutism and virilization7. Amenorrhoea and oligomenorrhoea8. Recurrent Miscarriage9. Menopause and hormone replacement therapy10. Initial advice to those concerned about delays in conception11. Defining infertility12. Investigation of fertility problems13. Management strategies for fertility problems14. Male infertility15. Ovulation induction16. Tubal and uterine disorders17. Medical and surgical management of endometriosis18. Intra-uterine insemination19. In vitro fertilization (IVF) and associated assisted conception techniquesPart 220. Fertility and fertility awareness21. Male contraception22. Vaginal methods23. The combined oral contraceptive (COC)24. Progestogen-only pill (POP)25. Injectables26. Contraceptive implants27. Intra-uterine contraception28. Postcoital contraception29. Sterilization30. Special considerations

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"Compact enough to slip into a pocket, this handbook gives a good overview...it is well-illustrated with graphs and diagrams...[and includes] information on Nuvaring and the contraceptive sponge, which are not currently available in the UK." --FPA Newsletter Summer 08