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World Clinics: Obstetrics & Gynecology - Contraception Volume 3 Number 1

Mala Arora Paul D Blumenthal Nozer Sheriar Ritu Joshi

342 pages
Jaypee Bros Medical Pub Pvt Ltd

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 preterm labour. 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.

Key Points

  • Latest issue in the World Clinics: Obstetrics and Gynecology series
  • International editorial team from the USA and India
  • Other topics in series; endometriosis, recurrent miscarriage, postpartum haemorrhage and preterm labour
Author Bio

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

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