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Contraception : Science and Practice.

Author: Marcus Filshie; John Guillebaud
Publisher: Burlington : Elsevier Science, 1989.
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Contraception: Science and Practice serves as a guidebook for elucidating the science of contraception, and at the same time for utilizing the methods better to meet human needs. Organized into 17 chapters, this book first explores the world view on birth control, as well as the complications of combined oral contraception. Subsequent chapters show the relationship between oral contraception and cancer; practical  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Filshie, Marcus.
Contraception : Science and Practice.
Burlington : Elsevier Science, ©1989
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marcus Filshie; John Guillebaud
ISBN: 9781483163666 1483163660
OCLC Number: 893741620
Notes: Contraindications for using a diaphragm.
Description: 1 online resource (332 pages)
Contents: Front Cover; Contraception: Science and Practice; Copyright Page; Preface; Contributors; Table of Contents; Chapter 1. Birth control: a world view; Need; Response; The private sector; The government sector; Investment and policy; Conclusion; Chapter 2. Metabolic effects of combined oral contraceptives; Historical overview; Pharmacology; Pharmacokinetics and metabolism of hormonal contraceptives; Oestrogen and progestogen activity; Venous thromboembolism; Carbohydrate metabolism; Lipid metabolism; Oral contraception and sex-hormone-binding globulin (SHBG). Gallstones and combined oral contraceptivesOral contraceptives, vitamins, and minerals; Oral contraception and minerals; Drug interactions with oral contraceptive steroids; Other drugs; Conclusion; References; Chapter 3. Complications of combined oral contraception; Epidemiological methods; Cardiovascular system; Reproductive system; Urinary system; Gastrointestinal disturbances; Central nervous system; Musculoskeletal system; Endocrine system; Respiratory system; Immune system; Summary; References; Chapter 4. Oral contraception and cancer; Latent period; Changes in preparation; Breast cancer. Ovarian cancerEndometrial cancer; Choriocarcinoma; Cancer of the cervix uteri; Other tumours; Comment; References; Chapter 5. Practical prescribing of the combined oral contraceptive pill; The pill of first choice; Starting routines for the combined pill; The paramount importance of the pill-free interval; Follow-up arrangements and monitoring; Outcome of pregnancy following or associated with COC use; Management of so-called minor side-effects [45]; Summary; Pill myths; References; Chapter 6. The progestogen-only pill; Efficacy; Clinical side-effects; POP in lactating women. Metabolic effectsMechanism of action; Starting, changing, and stopping the POP; Summary; References; Chapter 7. Systemic hormonal contraception by non-oral routes; Background: a continuing story of controversy; Practical routes of administration; Pharmacology; Clinical aspects; Acceptability; Future advances; References; Chapter 8. Postcoital contraception; The 'morning-after' pill; Mechanism of action of hormones used postcoitally; Postcoital IUD insertion; Future developments in postcoital contraception; ORF 13811; Conclusions; Appendix; References. Chapter 9. Intrauterine contraceptive devicesMechanism of action; Beneficial effects; Effectiveness; Adverse effects; Dalkon shield; Clinical management; Classification of intrauterine contraceptive devices; Acceptability; Future advances in intrauterine contraception; Summary and conclusions; References; Chapter 10. Male and female barrier contraceptive methods; Condoms; Mechanism of action and method of use; Effectiveness; Acceptability and use; Advantages and disadvantages; Manufacture and quality control; Future advances; Diaphragms and caps; History; Mechanism of action.

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Contraception: Science and Practice serves as a guidebook for elucidating the science of contraception, and at the same time for utilizing the methods better to meet human needs. Organized into 17 chapters, this book first explores the world view on birth control, as well as the complications of combined oral contraception. Subsequent chapters show the relationship between oral contraception and cancer; practical prescribing of the combined oral contraceptive pill; the progestogen-only pill; and the systemic hormonal contraception by non-oral routes. Other chapters elucidate postcoital contrac.

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