Contraception—Past, Present and Future

by Mandakini Parihar, Ashwini Bhalerao Gandhi

This monograph on contraception addresses an important issue of reproductive health. This book covers every possible aspect from demography to research including historical antecedents of modern contraceptives in a very interesting manner. Incorporates various methods of family planning—natural and behavioural methods, steroid contraceptives, emergency contraception, barrier methods and intrauterine contraceptive devices including medicated IUDs and frameless IUDs. The evolution of oral combined contraceptives and progesterone-only pills, the various routes of administration such as injectables, patches, vaginal rings, etc. are discussed and also the methodology, counselling and follow-up of various methods of sterilization for male and female are covered extremely well. It has practical approach and discusses the safety and effectiveness, correct use of methods, effects on STI and other health concerns. The book has included recommendations of technical working groups, statements from WHO and UNFPA and guidelines and consensus statements of FOGSI. It also provides the help lines and websites to give more information and the medicolegal aspects along with the checklist for every practising gynecologists.

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Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Parihar Mandakini
Mandakini IVF Center, Mumbai
2. Gandhi Ashwini Bhalerao PD Hinduja National Hospital and Medical Research Centre, Mumbai
ISBN 9788180617218
Speciality Obstetrics and Gynecology
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/10174
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2006
Pages 437
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