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Family Planning Services
- 2014 WHOThe Clinical practice handbook for safe abortion care is intended to facilitate the practical application of the clinical recommendations from the second edition of Safe abortion: technical and policy guidance for health systems (World Health Organization [WHO] 2012). While legal, regulatory, policy and service-delivery contexts may vary from country to country, the recommendations and best practices described in both of these documents aim to enable evidence-based decision-making with respect to safe abortion care.Also available: Print – 2014
- 2014 SpringerAmy Whitaker, Melissa Gilliam, editors.Now more than ever there is a need for youth to learn about and use contraception consistently and effectively. Contraception for Adolescent and Young Adult Womenis a valuable resource for gynecologists and primary care practitioners who are on the front lines when it comes to discussing, recommending, and prescribing contraceptive options to adolescent and young adult women. The book is filled with evidence-based information presented in an easy-to-access format, ideal for the busy clinician who needs information at his or her fingertips. The first chapter answers the question 'why is contraception important in this population?' and outlines the basics of the initial clinical visit. The book continues by covering each method of contraception currently available, and concludes with a survey of special issues pertinent to young women. In its entirety, the content lays the groundwork for helping providers improve clinical practice in contraceptive care, tailored to the unique needs of young women. This book serves as an excellent reference for family physicians, adolescent medicine physicians, gynecologists, and anyone who wishes to learn and implement best contraceptive counseling and provision practices.
- 2014 SpringerRebecca H. Allen, Carrie A. Cwiak, editors.Women with chronic medical problems are at higher risk for complications during pregnancy and, therefore, they are especially in need of appropriate preconception and contraception care. Furthermore, many women with chronic medical problems do not obtain adequate preconception and contraception care. Despite published guidelines by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there is a substantial gap in medical practice regarding the use of contraception in women with co-existing medical problems. Contraception for the Medically Challenging Patient fills the gap that currently exists in the knowledge of correct contraceptive prescribing practice and shows that inappropriate contraindications can easily become a barrier to effective contraception use among women. Chapters highlight obsolete views about appropriate candidates for contraception and address the complex contraceptive needs of today's medically challenging patients with HIV/AIDS, uterine fibroids, or cardiac, neurologic or thyroid disease. The book gives attention to recommendations on the use of contraception in women with medical problems such as diabetes, obesity, epilepsy, and lupus, among others, and provides comprehensive information regarding the effects that certain drugs may have on contraceptive hormone levels. While national guidelines do exist for contraceptive eligibility, this book discusses in more detail the evidence behind the guideline recommendations and the nuances that clinicians confront in daily practice.
- Fertility, family planning, and women's health : new data from the 1995 National Survey of Family Growth[Joyce C. Abma, Anjani Chandra, William D. Mosher, Linda S. Peterson, and Linda J. Piccinino].Also available: Print – 1997
- 2006World Health Organization.
- Handbook of contraception : a guide for practical management. Second edition [2nd ed.], revised and updated.2016 SpringerDonna Shoupe, Daniel R. Mishell, Jr., editors.
- 2006 Springeredited by Donna Shoupe, Siri L. Kjos.Contraceptive overview / Donna Shoupe -- Oral contraceptives: history, pharmacology, metabolic effects, side effects, and health benefits / Donna Shoupe and Daniel R. Mishell, Jr. -- Oral contraceptives: patient screening and counseling, pill selection, and managing side effects / Donna Shoupe -- Progestin-only oral contraceptives / Donna Shoupe -- Contraceptive patch / Donna Shoupe -- Contraceptive ring / Susan A. Ballagh -- Long-acting progestin injectables: comparison of Depo-Provera with Depo-SubQ Provera 104 / Ronna Jurow and Donna Shoupe -- Contraceptive implants: introducing Implanon / Philip D. Darney -- Intrauterine devices: comparison of the Copper T intrauterine device with the Levonorgestrel Intrauterine system / Angela Y. Chen and Susie Baldwin -- Barrier contraceptives: male condoms, vaginal spermicides, and cervical barrier methods / Donna Shoupe -- Behavioral methods of contraception / Jennefer A. Russo and Anita L. Nelson -- Emergency contraceptives / Donna Shoupe -- Female tubal sterilization: traditionaland research methods / Charles M. March -- Contraception for special populations: adolescents and perimenopausal women following pregnancy and during lactation / Donna Shoupe -- Choosing the optimal contraceptive method in women with medical disease / Siri L. Kjos.Also available: Print – 2006
- 2015 WHOdeveloped by the Department of Reproductive Health and Research, World Health Organization.Planned and regulated task shifting and task sharing can have a range of benefits. It can ensure a rational optimization of the available health workforce, address health system shortages of specialized health-care professionals, improve equity in access to health care and increase the acceptability of health services for those receiving them. This guideline provides a range of options for expanding of health worker roles in the provision of safe abortion care, the management of complications of abortion (also known as post-abortion care in some settings and provided as part of emergency obstetric care) and for post-abortion contraception provision.Also available: Print – 2015
- 2006Aníbal Faúndes, José Barzelatto.Deeply touched by the tragedies of botched abortions that they witnessed as medical students and young physicians in Chile in the 1970s and later around the world, the authors have attempted in this book, to establish a framework for dialogue to replace the polarization that exists today.
- 2015Intrauterine devices (IUDs) are one of the most effective forms of reversible contraception. IUDs, along with implants, are known as long-acting reversible contraception (LARCs) because they can be used to prevent pregnancy for several years. IUDs have been used in the U.S. for decades, but a safety controversy in the 1970s prompted the removal of all but one IUD from the U.S. market by 1986. The first new generation IUD was introduced to the U.S. market in 1988, following revised Food and Drug Administration (FDA) safety and manufacturing requirements. Recent controversies have focused on the mechanism of action of IUDs, the high upfront costs for the device, and variability in insurance coverage and access. This fact sheet reviews the various IUDs approved by the FDA, awareness, use, and availability of IUDs, and key issues in insurance coverage and financing of IUDs in the U.S.
- 2015 WHO"This fifth edition of the MEC is divided into two parts. Part I describes how the recommendations were developed and Part II contains the recommendations and describes how to use them" -- page 5.Also available: Print – 2015
- 2009. WHOThis document reviews the medical eligibility criteria for use of contraception, offering guidance on the safety of use of different methods for women and men with specific characteristics or known medical conditions. The recommendations are based on systematic reviews of available clinical and epidemiological research. It is a companion guideline to 'Selected Practice Recommendations for Contraceptive Use'. Together, these documents are intended to be used by policy-makers, programme managers, and the scientific community, to support national programmes in the preparation of service delivery guidelines.Also available: Print – 2010
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- 2012 WHOAlso available: Print – 2012
- 2007edited by Ruth Simmons, Peter Fajans, and Laura Ghiron.
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