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Handbook of family planning and reproductive healthcare /
edited by Anna Glasier, Ailsa E. Gebbie ; foreword by John Guillebaud.
edition
5th ed.
imprint
Edinburgh ; New York : Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier, c2008.
description
xiv, 432 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
ISBN
0443068879, 9780443068874
format(s)
Book
Holdings
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imprint
Edinburgh ; New York : Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier, c2008.
isbn
0443068879
9780443068874
catalogue key
6786816
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
A Look Inside
Summaries
Bowker Data Service Summary
All forms of contraceptives are covered in detail in this handbook, with guidance on prescribing, possible complications and advantages/disadvantages. The book continues to give evidence-based clinical guidance for family-planning providers. This edition puts greater emphasis on genito-urinary (GU) medicine than previously.
Main Description
This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. Entirely revised and updated and with a foreword by John Guillebaud, this is the much anticipated new edition of an invaluable, practical guide which has become an established reference for all those working in reproductive health. As in the previous edition, all forms of contraceptives are covered in detail, with guidance on prescribing, possible complications and advantages/disadvantages. The book continues to provide evidence-based clinical guidance for family-planning providers. This fifth edition is a complete update on developments in the field, integrating the new contraceptives, strategies and guidelines within family planning and reproductive healthcare. Five new chapters New chapter authors from North America and Australia New chapter on service provision issues including services for diverse groups such as ethnic minorities, lesbian and bisexuals, learning disabilities etc. Progestogen-only methods now covered in three new chapters on individual methods: progestogen-only pill, injectables and implants Evidence-based guidance from UK Faculty of Family Planning included in the chapters on contraceptive methods Chapter on screening expanded to include issues relating to chlamydia, to reflect changes in management in this area
Table of Contents
Contraceptive Choice
Service Provision in the UK
Combined hormonal contraception
Progestogen-only pill
Progestogen-only injectables
Progestogen-only implants
Intra-uterine devices
Intra-uterine systems
Barrier methods
Fertility awareness methods and postpartum contraception
Emergency contraception
Female sterilization
Vasectomy
Sexual health services for young people
Legal aspects of family planning
Abortion
Screening and health promotion
Sexually transmitted infections
Sexuality and family planning
Gynaecological problems in the family planning consultation
Premenstrual syndrome
Menopause
Contraceptives of the future
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