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Atlas of Contraception

2nd Edition

By Pramilla Senanayake, Malcolm Potts

CRC Press

120 pages

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Description

This revised and updated Atlas provides a comprehensive guide to modern contraceptive practice. The book is heavily illustrated with color photographs and line drawings that guide the reader through the various options available and provide a valuable educational resource. The supporting text offers a concise description of family planning in today’s world.





Family planning is needed, simple and inexpensive. This book provides an invaluable resource for the wide range of physicians and allied health workers who advise and deliver contraceptive care.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. Rationale for Family Planning 3. History of Family Planning 4. Human Sexuality including Reproduction and Male Physiology 5. Service Delivery 6. Hormonal Contraception 7. Condoms 8. Female Barrier Contraception and Spermicides 9. Intrauterine Devices 10. Periodic Abstinence and Coitus Interruptus 11. Voluntary Surgical Contraception 12. Contraception for Special Groups 13. Abortion 14. AIDS 15. New Methods 16. Conclusions

About the Authors

Senanayake, Pramilla; Potts, Malcolm

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED000000
MEDICAL / General
MED033000
MEDICAL / Gynecology & Obstetrics
MED082000
MEDICAL / Reproductive Medicine & Technology