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Handbook of Contraception and Sexual Health / Edition 3

Handbook of Contraception and Sexual Health / Edition 3

by Suzanne Everett
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Offering a comprehensive guide to contraception and sexual health, the new edition of this practical handbook has been fully updated. It takes an integrated approach to sexual health, and now includes additional content on sexually transmitted infections as well as assessment skills.

Giving clear and detailed information about all contraceptive methods, including how to use them, contra-indications, interactions and common patient anxieties, the Handbook of Contraception and Sexual Health is an essential read for all nurses, midwives and allied health professionals working in community heath and primary care settings.

  • All chapters are fully updated with the latest research and methods

  • Includes additional chapters on the Consultation Process, Progestogen pills, and STIs, and a newly written anatomy and physiology chapter

  • Each chapter takes into account relevant UKMEC guidelines and includes self-assessment exercises

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415659895
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 03/04/2014
Edition description: Revised
Pages: 232
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Suzanne Everett is Senior Lecturer and Module Leader for the Reproductive Sexual Health Module at Middlesex University, UK, and a Senior Nurse Practitioner at Camberwell Sexual Health Clinic, Kings College NHS Hospital, UK.

Table of Contents

1. The Consultation 2. The Anatomy and Physiology 3. Natural Family Planning Methods: Fertility Awareness 4. Sexually Transmitted Infections 5. Male Methods 6. Female Barrier Methods 7. Combined Methods 8. Progestogen Only Pills 9. Injectable Contraception 10. Contraceptive Implants 11. The Intrauterine Device (IUD) 12. The Intrauterine System (IUS) 13. Emergency Contraception 14. Female Sterilization 15. Preconceptual Care 16. Pregnancy – Wanted and Unwanted

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