Contraception: Your Questions Answered E-Book

Author: Emeritus Professor of Family Planning and Reproductive Health John Guillebaud

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702069981

Category: HEALTH & FITNESS

Page: 428

View: 2313

From reviews of the previous edition: 'Provides a wealth of information ... graphically illustrates the need for practitioners to be thoroughly knowledgeable.' Toni Belfield, Director of Information, Family Planning Association. The world's population is increasing dramatically. At levels over 7 billion, rising annually by over 83 million (with births outstripping deaths by a factor of c. 2.4) the toll this imbalance takes on the environment, developing economies and resources (healthcare, education, rates of poverty) and the lives of women in the poorer parts of the world is increasingly unsustainable. Even in the developed world there is still an unacceptably high rate of unplanned pregnancies, demonstrating that appropriate education at both local and global levels about the full range of available contraception is essential. Using a highly accessible question-and-answer format, John Guillebaud and Anne MacGregor seek to ensure everything needed for good family planning practice is here in this book. Now in its seventh edition and online via ExpertConsult, Contraception: Your Questions Answered remains the market-leading, one-stop resource for family planning professionals worldwide. Question and answer format Important information boxes Unwanted side effects boxes Frequent patient questions at the end of relevant chapters Management advice Follow-up advice Intermittent quizzes for CPD portfolio purposes Now on ExpertConsult

Contraception

Your Questions Answered

Author: John Guillebaud

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780443061530

Category: Birth control

Page: 536

View: 8127

This book has become established as the primary source of information about reversible methods of contraception. It represents a dialogue between general practitioner and reproductive health specialist and builds up information in a question-and-answer format. This enables the book to focus on giving practical guidance to a busy clinician when faced with a patient who wants help choosing and using their best means of controlling their own fertility. Most chapters conclude with questions asked by patients, which can be demanding for the unprepared.

Contraception: Your Questions Answered E-Book

Author: John Guillebaud,Anne MacGregor

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702053392

Category: Medical

Page: 608

View: 5552

Now in edition 6, Contraception: Your Questions Answered has been completely revised and updated to incorporate all the latest information. New to this edition: New methods Combined hormonal contraception: Qlaira Implant: Nexplanon Emergency contraception: ulipristal acetate New regimens Extended and continuous combined hormonal contraception Quick starting and bridging Updates Drug interactions and hormonal contraception Missed pill rules New co-author, Anne MacGregor, Director of Clinical Research, the City of London Migraine Clinic and Honorary Professor, Centre for Neuroscience & Trauma, Blizard Institute of Cell and Molecular Science, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry • Associate Specialist in Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare, Barts Sexual Health Centre, St Bartholomew’s Hospital, London ‘Provides a wealth of information...graphically illustrates the need for practitioners to be thoroughly knowledgeable.’ Toni Belfield, Director of Information, Family Planning Association Popular question and answer format. New to this edition: New methods Combined hormonal contraception: Qlaira Implant: Nexplanon Emergency contraception: ulipristal acetate New regimens Extended and continuous combined hormonal contraception Quick starting and bridging Updates Drug interactions and hormonal contraception Missed pill rules New co-author, Anne MacGregor • Director of Clinical Research, the City of London Migraine Clinic • Honorary Professor, Centre for Neuroscience & Trauma, Blizard Institute of Cell and Molecular Science, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry • Associate Specialist in Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare, Barts Sexual Health Centre, St Bartholomew’s Hospital, London

Midwifery

Preparation for practice

Author: Sally Pairman,Sally K. Tracy,Hannah Dahlen,Lesley Dixon

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0729586510

Category: Medical

Page: 1148

View: 9798

Endorsed by the Australian College of Midwives (ACM) and the New Zealand College of Midwives (NZCOM), Midwifery: Preparation for Practice has long been upheld as the definitive midwifery text for Australian and New Zealand midwifery students. Now in its 4th edition, the text presents a global model of midwifery best practice that is supported by a range of examples from the Australian, New Zealand and international midwifery contexts. Visit evolve.elsevier.com for your additional resources eBook on VitalSource Student and Instructor resources: Suite of videos Image collection PowerPoints Test Bank Review questions with answers Weblinks Now available in two volumes for ease of use: Book 1 focuses on the context of midwifery practice Book 2 focuses on midwifery practice New and significantly updated chapters include: man rights in childbirth Midwifery as primary healthcare Birth place and birth space Social and environmental determinants of women’s health Contraception Variations in normal Endorsed by the Australian College of Midwives (ACM) and the New Zealand College of Midwives (NZCOM) NEW to the Evolve resources: a suite of 18 videos featuring interviews with midwifery lecturers and students who share inspirational insights, advice, challenges and opportunities for learning Now includes an eBook with all print purchases

Contraceptive Choices and Realities: Proceedings of the 5th Congress of the European Society of Contraception

Author: V. Unzeitig,Rick H.W. van Lunsen

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781850700678

Category: Medical

Page: 264

View: 9924

This is a technically detailed, high-level clinical reference on the latest developments in contraception and reproductive choices from a European perspective. The chapter authors are prominent specialists from Europe's foremost departments and institutions of obstetrics and gynecology, family planning, women's and children's health, primary care research and epidemiology, pediatric and adolescent gynecology, reproductive health, public and community health, social sexological research and psychosomatic obstetrics and gynecology. Their 50 original new chapters for this volume cover reproductive choices, contraception and sexually transmitted diseases, education and adolescent contraceptive behavior, therapeutic effects and side-effects of oral contraceptives, emergency contraception, non-oral and long-acting hormonal methods, intrauterine devices, barrier contraception, female sterilization, male contraception, family planning services, and the newest developments concerning ora l contraceptive strategy in Europe, administration of hormones, and contraceptive use of antiprogestin. Illustrated and hardcover bound. Includes bibliographic references and index.

CONTRACEPTION

Your Questions Answered International Edition

Author: JOHN. MACGREGOR GUILLEBAUD (ANNE.)

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780702070310

Category:

Page: N.A

View: 6585

Familienplanung

Das Standardwerk zur natürlichen Empfängnisverhütung, Kontrolle der Fruchtbarkeit sowie Erfüllung des Kinderwunsches

Author: Toni Weschler

Publisher: MVG Verlag

ISBN: 3864159458

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 544

View: 6783

Viele Frauen sind unglücklich mit einer hormonellen Empfängnisverhütung, kennen aber keine zuverlässige Alternative. Andere versuchen vergeblich, ein Baby zu bekommen und wollen ihre Fruchtbarkeit erhöhen. Wieder andere haben seltsame Symptome oder Schmerzen während ihres Zyklus. Ihnen allen bietet dieses Standardwerk zum Thema Fruchtbarkeit umfassende Informationen und Hilfe. Es beantwortet alle Fragen und liefert ein tiefes Verständnis für den weiblichen Körper. Bereits Hunderttausende Frauen haben mit Toni Weschlers Bewusster Fruchtbarkeitsmethode (BFM) erfolgreich auf natürliche Weise verhütet oder ihre Chancen auf eine Schwangerschaft maximiert. Diese Methode nimmt nur wenige Minuten am Tag in Anspruch und liefert einen kompletten Überblick über den Zeitpunkt des individuellen Eisprungs und der furchtbaren Tage einer Frau. Zudem bietet Weschler Tipps bei Endometriose oder Eierstockzysten, und zeigt, wie man auf natürlichem Wege seinen Hormonhaushalt ausbalanciert und seine Fruchtbarkeit auf lange Zeit erhält. Ergänzend zu den Informationen liefert sie eine Reihe Mustervorlagen für Tabellen zur Empfängnisverhütung, Kinderwunsch oder Menopause.

Paleo - Die Steinzeitdiät

Gesund abnehmen und natürlich leben - Über 100 leckere und schnelle Rezepte

Author: Keris Marsden,Matt Whitmore

Publisher: Goldmann Verlag

ISBN: 3641144221

Category: Cooking

Page: 272

View: 7697

Paleo – der Megatrend aus den USA! Steinzeitmenschen waren nicht dick. Warum? Sie aßen hauptsächlich Fisch, Fleisch und Gemüse. Das können sie auch: schnell und unkompliziert Abnehmen mit der Paleo-Diät, basierend auf einer naturbelassenen, weizen- und glutenfreien Ernährung. Die Rezepte – von kreativen Frühstücksideen, einfachen Blitzgerichten bis zu verführerischen Desserts – machen richtig Lust, sofort loszulegen!

Mediale Medizin

Der wahre Ursprung von Krankheit und Heilung

Author: Anthony William

Publisher: Arkana

ISBN: 3641183901

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 464

View: 4927

Seit seiner Kindheit besitzt Anthony William eine einzigartige Gabe: Ein göttlicher Geist flüstert ihm äußerst präzise Informationen zum Gesundheitszustand seiner Mitmenschen ins Ohr. Diese medialen Botschaften zeigen nicht nur, an welcher Krankheit der Betroffene leidet, sondern auch, wie er wieder vollständig gesund wird – und sind dem heutigen Stand der Medizin oft um Lichtjahre voraus. Dieses Buch enthält erstmals das revolutionäre Heilwissen, das sich Anthony William in seiner langjährigen, erfolgreichen Praxis als medizinisches Medium erwarb. Es zeigt die wahren Ursachen von Krankheiten, die in der Medizinwissenschaft als chronisch oder unheilbar gelten, wie beispielsweise Rheumatoide Arthritis, Multiple Sklerose, Typ-2-Diabetes, hormonelle Erkrankungen, chronisches Müdigkeitssyndrom oder Borreliose. Neben der Ursache benennt William einfache, leicht gangbare Wege der Heilung: Detox, Superfoods, Ernährungstipps und eine reinigende 28-tägige Heilkur.

Exit West

Roman

Author: Mohsin Hamid

Publisher: Dumont Buchverlag

ISBN: 3832189645

Category: Fiction

Page: 224

View: 1112

In einer Welt, die aus den Fugen geraten ist, in einem muslimisch geprägten Land, das am Rande eines Bürgerkriegs steht, in einer Stadt, die namenlos bleibt, lernen sie sich kennen: Nadia und Saeed. Sie hat mit ihrer Familie gebrochen, fährt Motorrad, lebt säkular und trägt ihr dunkles Gewand nur als Schutz vor den Zudringlichkeiten fremder Männer. Er wohnt noch bei seinen Eltern, ist eher schüchtern und nimmt die Ausübung seiner Religion sehr ernst. Doch während die Stadt um sie herum in Flammen aufgeht, sich Anschläge häufen und die Sicherheitslage immer prekärer wird, finden die beiden zusammen. Sie wollen eine gemeinsame Zukunft, in Freiheit. Und da sind diese Gerüchte über Türen, die diejenigen, die sie passieren, an ferne Orte bringen können. Doch den Weg durch diese Türen muss man sich mit viel Geld erkaufen. Als die Gewalt weiter eskaliert, entscheiden sich Nadia und Saeed, diesen Schritt zu gehen. Sie lassen ihr Land und ihr altes Leben zurück ... ›Exit West‹ ist ein überaus berührender Roman, der sich mit den zentralen Themen unserer Zeit beschäftigt: Flucht und Migration. Mohsin Hamid beweist, dass Literatur poetisch und zugleich politisch sein kann. Mit diesem »fesselnden Roman« (New York Times) steht Mohsin Hamid auf der Longlist des diesjährigen Man Booker Preises.

Factfulness

Wie wir lernen, die Welt so zu sehen, wie sie wirklich ist

Author: Hans Rosling,Anna Rosling Rönnlund,Ola Rosling

Publisher: Ullstein Buchverlage

ISBN: 3843717451

Category: Science

Page: 350

View: 9807

Es wird alles immer schlimmer, eine schreckliche Nachricht jagt die andere: Die Reichen werden reicher, die Armen ärmer. Es gibt immer mehr Kriege, Gewaltverbrechen, Naturkatastrophen. Viele Menschen tragen solche beängstigenden Bilder im Kopf. Doch sie liegen damit grundfalsch. Unser Gehirn verführt uns zu einer dramatisierenden Weltsicht, die mitnichten der Realität entspricht, wie der geniale Statistiker und Wissenschaftler Hans Rosling erklärt. Wer das Buch gelesen hat, wird • ein sicheres, auf Fakten basierendes Gerüst besitzen, um die Welt so zu sehen, wie sie wirklich ist • die zehn gängigsten Arten von aufgebauschten Geschichten erkennen • bessere Entscheidungen treffen können • wahre Factfulness erreichen – jene offene, neugierige und entspannte Geisteshaltung, in der Sie nur noch Ansichten teilen und Urteile fällen, die auf soliden Fakten basieren

Contraception and Abortion in Nineteenth-century America

Author: Janet Farrell Brodie

Publisher: Cornell University Press

ISBN: 9780801484339

Category: History

Page: 373

View: 8723

Drawing from a wide range of private and public sources, examines how American families gradually found access to taboo information and products for controlling the size of their families from the 1830s to the 1890s when a puritan backlash made most of it illegal. Emphasizes the importance of two shadowy networks, medical practitioners known as Thomsonians and water-curists, and iconoclastic freethinkers.

Frequently Asked Clinical Questions about Medical Abortion

Author: World Health Organization

Publisher: World Health Organization

ISBN: 9241594845

Category: Medical

Page: 35

View: 693

This publication contains answers to a range of frequently asked questions on medical abortion services, based on the discussions at an international conference held in Bellagio, Italy in November 2004. By focusing on practical issues, the answers should be particularly helpful to health-care personnel who are considering establishing, or already providing, a service for medical abortion in the early first trimester.

Women's Health in General Practice

Author: Danielle Mazza

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0729578712

Category: Medical

Page: 330

View: 3193

A clear, accessible guide to women’s health, providing evidence-based information relevant to the primary care setting Women’s Health in General Practice, 2nd Edition has been written for General Practitioners, family physicians and doctors undertaking general practice training programs. This comprehensive women’s health textbook will also assist health practitioners working in rural and remote areas, and nurse practitioners working in primary care settings. This new edition of Women’s Health in General Practice textbook incorporates a fresh style and format focused on the needs of busy doctors and nurses. Of particular benefit are the textbook’s practice tips and examples of useful approaches to take when dealing with women’s sexual health issues and reproductive health issues. Key point summaries, pullout boxes and tables highlighting pertinent points, tips for practitioners, case scenarios and a Q&A format all make Women’s Health in General Practice, 2nd Edition an essential addition to any general practice. Addresses common issues seen by GPs in their practice and addresses the questions and quandaries they face on a day to day basis Gives practical information and advice to GPs that where possible is based on up to date guidelines or research evidence Tips and example of useful approaches when undertaking histories, examining, and managing women’s health problems Discussion of current controversies in women’s health This second edition has been fully revised to include recent developments in women’s health such as: • the quick-start method for commencement of contraception, better ‘missed pill’ rules, developments in the provision of emergency contraception and an overview of new contraceptive devices such as the NuvaRing • the epidemiology of HPV infection, its relationship to cervical cancer and HPV vaccination • better characterisation of the risk inherent in a family history of breast and/or ovarian cancer • greater awareness of the importance of preconception care, the breadth of issues that need to be addressed and the effect of lifestyle factors on fertility • developments in the understanding of the aetiology and management of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) • evidence-based guidelines to support diagnosis and management of common conditions such as menorrhagia, endometriosis, miscarriage and postnatal care, and support of evidence-based counselling regarding ovarian cancer screening, sexual problems and intimate partner violence

The Whole Truth About Contraception

A Guide to Safe and Effective Choices

Author: Suzanne Wymelenberg,Beverly Winikoff

Publisher: Joseph Henry Press

ISBN: 9780309184793

Category: Medical

Page: 283

View: 9595

What birth control method is most reliable? Can contraceptives protect me from AIDS? How can I choose the method that's best for me? Finding the answers to these and other questions about birth control can be tough. On the one hand, today's sexually active person has many contraceptive options. On the other hand, each option has pluses and minuses that must be weighed. For teenagers especially, asking questions about birth control can be awkward and difficult. Yet teenagers may be in greatest need of the facts. While there is no "right" method for everyone, The Whole Truth About Contraception is the right book for anyone making decisions about contraception--men and women, from teenagers to middle-agers. It illustrates male and female anatomy and explains how conception occurs. The book carefully describes the birth control methods available today: barrier (such as condoms and diaphragms), hormonal (the Pill and Norplant), intrauterine devices, surgical sterilization, and other approaches such as the "rhythm" method and breastfeeding as a contraceptive. For each method the authors discuss how well it prevents pregnancy, its potential effects on the user's health, and common problems. Illustrated "how to" sections are provided, and the authors comment on how each method typically affects sexual experience. The book also discusses how birth control products can be obtained and their cost. Precautions, tips on usage, and other features throughout the book will help each reader decide what type of contraception is best for his or her age, personal preferences, and situation in life. The Whole Truth About Contraception gives up-to-date information on new products, such as the female condom and the nonlatex male condom. The book provides details about contraception and sexually transmitted diseases, with an emphasis on AIDS. Also offered is an expanded discussion of "emergency" contraception, designed for use after unprotected sex. The book includes a full and factual discussion of abortion. Contraception may be the most important and deeply personal choice anyone has to make. This book provides the straight facts that will make the decision easier--and the results better for everyone.

Ballots, Babies, and Banners of Peace

American Jewish Women’s Activism, 1890-1940

Author: Melissa R. Klapper

Publisher: NYU Press

ISBN: 0814748953

Category: History

Page: 301

View: 1141

Winner of the 2013 National Jewish Book Award, Women's Studies Ballots, Babies, and Banners of Peace explores the social and political activism of American Jewish women from approximately 1890 to the beginnings of World War II. Written in an engaging style, the book demonstrates that no history of the birth control, suffrage, or peace movements in the United States is complete without analyzing the impact of Jewish women's presence. The volume is based on years of extensive primary source research in more than a dozen archives and among hundreds of primary sources, many of which have previously never been seen. Voluminous personal papers and institutional records paint a vivid picture of a world in which both middle-class and working-class American Jewish women were consistently and publicly engaged in all the major issues of their day and worked closely with their non-Jewish counterparts on behalf of activist causes. This extraordinarily well researched volume makes a unique contribution to the study of modern women's history, modern Jewish history, and the history of American social movements. Instructor's Guide

The Art and Science of Midwifery

Author: Louise Silverton

Publisher: Appleton & Lange

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 638

View: 8249

This is a text for use on undergraduate and student diploma courses in midwifery. It prepares the midwife for utilizing research findings to determine practice. Where research findings indicate a preferred management approach this is suggested, in less clear cut situations a range of options are offered, with their advantages and disadvantages. Reference lists and selected bibliographies allow students to undertake further study.

Introduction to Maternity & Pediatric Nursing - E-Book

Author: Gloria Leifer

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323293573

Category: Medical

Page: 864

View: 2392

Part of the popular LPN Threads series, Introduction to Maternity & Pediatric Nursing provides a solid foundation in obstetrics and pediatric nursing. An easy-to-follow organization by developmental stages, discussion of disorders by body system from simple-to-complex and health-to-illness, and a focus on family health make it a complete guide to caring for maternity and pediatric patients. Written in a clear, concise style by Gloria Leifer, MA, RN, this edition reflects the current NCLEX® test plan with additional material on safety, health promotion, nutrition, and related psychosocial care. Cultural Considerations boxes and a Cultural Assessment Data Collection Tool help in developing individualized plans of care. Updated health promotion content includes Health Promotion boxes focusing on preventive strategies for achieving prenatal wellness, health during pregnancy, postnatal health, and pediatric illness prevention and wellness -- including the complete immunization schedules for all ages. Nursing Tips provide information applying to the clinical setting. Objectives are listed in each chapter opener. Key terms include phonetic pronunciations and text page references at the beginning of each chapter. Nursing Care Plans with critical thinking questions help you understand how a care plan is developed, how to evaluate care of a patient, and how to apply critical thinking skills. A companion Evolve website includes animations, videos, answers to review questions and answer guidelines for critical thinking questions, an English/Spanish audio glossary, critical thinking case studies, and additional review questions for the NCLEX examination.

Selected Practice Recommendations for Contraceptive Use

Author: World Health Organization. Reproductive Health and Research,World Health Organization,World Health Organization. Family and Community Health

Publisher: World Health Organization

ISBN: 9789241562843

Category: Medical

Page: 161

View: 8660

This document is one of two evidence-based cornerstones of the World Health Organization's (WHO) new initiative to develop and implement evidence-based guidelines for family planning. The first cornerstone, the Medical eligibility criteria for contraceptive use (third edition) published in 2004, provides guidance for who can use contraceptive methods safely. This document, the Selected practice recommendations for contraceptive use (second edition), provides guidance for how to use contraceptive methods safely and effectively once they are deemed to be medically appropriate. The recommendations contained in this document are the product of a process that culminated in an expert Working Group meeting held at the World Health Organization, Geneva, 13-16 April 2004.