Obstetrics & Gynecology – Contraception Vol. 3 No.1 is part of the World Clinics series. Other topics in the series include endometriosis, recurrent miscarriage, postpartum haemorrhage and pretermlabour. This issue provides the latest views on various aspects of contraceptive practices, brought together by an international editorial team from the USA and India.
Divided into 22 chapters, with seven appendices, the book begins with discussion on the history and epidemiology of contraception. The following chapters cover a wide range of contraceptive methods, including combined oral and non-oral hormonal contraception, progestogen-only pills, contraceptive injectables and implants, and intrauterine medicated devices.
Other chapters cover permanent methods of male and female contraception, natural methods for family planning, and contraception in relation to medical disorders in pregnancy, HIV and AIDS, and cancer. The final chapters bring the reader up to date with current research and potential future developments in contraception.
- Latest issue in the World Clinics: Obstetrics and Gynecologyseries
- International editorial team from the USA and India
- Other topics in series; endometriosis, recurrent miscarriage, postpartum haemorrhage and preterm labour
· Editorial · Abbreviations · Contraception through the Ages: A Brief Historical Overview · A Global Overview of Use and Practice of Contraception: Past, Present, and Future ·Reproductive Health from a Rights Perspective: Rights and Wrongs · Combined Oral Contraception · Combined Non-oral Hormonal Contraception · Progestogen-only Pills · Contraceptive Injectablesand Implants · Intrauterine Medicated Devices · Noncontraceptive Applications of Hormonal Contraceptives · Postabortion Contraception · Postpartum Contraception: An Approach to Address Unmet Need · Permanent Methods of Female Contraception · Permanent Methods of Male Contraception · Natural Methods of Family Planning · Barrier Contraceptives · Emergency Contraception ·Contraception in Medical Disorders in Pregnancy · Contraception in HIV and AIDS · Contraception and Cancer · Contraception: Current Research and Future Horizons · Contraception-related Guidelines and Resources Appendices · Appendix A: Medicolegal Considerations · Appendix B1: Safe Times for Postpartum Initiation of Various Methods of Family Planning · Appendix B2: Contraceptive Options after Abortion · Appendix B3: Steps for Postpartum Intrauterine Contraceptive Device Insertion · Appendix B4: Protocol for Missing Strings · Appendix C: FIGO Statement on Female Sterilization · Appendix D: Client Record and Monitoring Proforma
Mala Arora FRCOG (UK) FICOG FICMCH
Director, Noble IVF Centre, Faridabad, Haryana, India, Consultant, Fortis La Femme, New Delhi, India
Paul D Blumenthal MD MPH
Director, The Stanford Gynaecology Service, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Director, Stanford Program for International Reproductive Education and Services (SPIR ES), Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA
Nozer Sheriar MD DNB FICOG FCPS DGO
Consultant, Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Ritu Joshi MS
Head of Department, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Monilek Hospital and Research Centre, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India