1 Evolution of Steriods and Their Contraceptive and Therapeutic Use.- 2 Pharmacology of Contraceptive Steriods.- 3 Oral Contraceptives Effect on Glucose Metabolism.- 4 Oral Contraceptives and Plasma Lipoprotein Metabolism.- 5 Oral Contraceptives: Effect on Hemostasis.- 6 The New Progestins.- 7 Oral Contraceptives and Cancer.- 8 Oral Contraceptives for Women Over the Age of 35.- 9 Contraception in the Adolescent.- 10 Which Oral Contraceptive Pill Should be Prescribed?.- 11 Safety and Efficacy of the IUD.- 12 NORPLANTR Contraceptive Implants.- 13 Injectable Contraceptives and Contraceptive Vaginal Rings.- 14 Diaphragm, Condoms, and Sponge.- 15 Female Sterilization.- 16 Vasectomy.- 17 AIDS and Contraception.- 18 Hormone Antagonism for Contraception: GnRH Antagonists and Antiprogestins.- 19 Immunological Contraception.- 20 Future Trends of Contraception.
Contraception is the most comprehensive exploration of the newest technologies in the area of contraception. Edited by renowned authorities Dr. Donna Shoupe and Dr. Florence Haseltine, with chapters written by leaders in the field, this book comprises the most up-to-date, practical and clinical information available and presents a thorough examination of clinical efficacy, side effects, mechanisms of action, and benefits of all types of contraception, including: - chapters on the IUD, the new subdermal implant Norplant, injectables, the diaphragm, condoms, sponge, female sterilization, vasectomy, and more - discussions of cutting edge contraceptive technologies, including the new progestin oral contraceptive pills, contraceptive vaginal rings, and RU 486, - an important chapter on AIDS and contraception. This book will serve as an invaluable reference providing useful, instructive background information and pertinent clinical applications for the physician, resident, and researcher. At such an exciting time for contraceptive technology, no one in the field can afford to be without this text.
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