By John Guillebaud MA FRCSEd FRCOG(Hon) FFSRH(Hon) FCOG(SA), Anne MacGregor MBBS MD MRSRH MICR DIPM
Birth control: Your Questions responded is the tested basic resource of knowledge approximately reversible equipment of birth control. offered in an off-the-cuff - and but hugely informative - question-and-answer type, it represents a discussion among doctor (asking the questions) and reproductive health and wellbeing expert (providing the answers). the most goal of the e-book is to offer functional counsel to busy clinicians once they are confronted with sufferers who wish aid with picking out the simplest technique of controlling fertility. such a lot chapters finish with questions commonly asked through sufferers - the solutions to that are very tricky for the unprepared and busy clinician to improvise 'on the spot' within the surgical procedure.
Written through birth control specialist Professor John Guillebaud, this booklet is a useful source for GPs, kin making plans medical professionals and nurses, trainee and advisor gynaecologists, clinical scholars and the normal reader.
- Popular query and solution format.
- Practical focus.
- Detailed attention of reversible contraception technology.
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Note how the two most common methods used by young people – the pill and the condom – have the opposite and completely wrong ‘default state’. 100% reversible: reversed very simply, ideally without having to ask permission or get help to stop the method 100% safe: without unwanted effects, whether fatal, dangerous or simply annoying 100% maintenance-free: meaning it needs absolutely no medical or provider intervention (with potential pain or discomfort), whether initially or ongoing, or (as already said) to achieve reversal Acceptable: to every culture, religion and political view Used by or obviously visible to the woman (whose stakes in effective contraception are obviously greatest): although an effective noncondom reversible male option would be welcome!
If the request is for ‘emergency contraception’, this should be seen as a marker of risk of a sexually transmitted infection (STI) having been passed 9 10 Contraception: Your Questions Answered along with the sperm. Indeed, there is increasing evidence that the sperm themselves can be ‘bio-vectors’ of Chlamydia and gonococci (although no Chlamydia test would be positive from that act, it would need repeating about 7 days later). Remember also that ‘breakthrough bleeding’ in pilltakers is often a sign of Chlamydia infection.
38) shortens this abstinence time at the price of a higher failure rate. 20 How are the phases of the fertility cycle deﬁned (Fig. 2)? ■ The ﬁrst infertile phase starts on day 1 of the menses and ends with the earliest time that any sperm could survive to cause a pregnancy. It varies in length, depending on the rapidity of the follicular response to the pituitary hormones. ■ The true fertile phase (or fertile window) extends from the end of phase 1 until that time following ovulation when the ovum is incapable of being fertilized.
Contraception : your questions answered by John Guillebaud MA FRCSEd FRCOG(Hon) FFSRH(Hon) FCOG(SA), Anne MacGregor MBBS MD MRSRH MICR DIPM