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Handbook of Contraception and Sexual Health

4th Edition

By Suzanne Everett


240 pages | 24 B/W Illus.

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Paperback: 9781138333789
pub: 2020-07-13
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Hardback: 9781138333772
pub: 2020-07-13
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Offering a comprehensive guide to contraception and sexual health, the new edition of this practical handbook has been fully updated. It takes an integrated approach to sexual health, and now includes additional content on pharmacology for independent prescribers, pornography, trafficking, FGM and other issues related to safeguarding, LGBT sexuality, and new technologies such as apps, online screening kits and SH24.

Giving clear and detailed information about all contraceptive methods, including how to use them, contra-indications, interactions and common patient anxieties, the Handbook of Contraception and Sexual Health is an essential read for all nurses, midwives and allied health professionals working in community heath and primary care settings.

  • All chapters are fully updated with the latest research and methods, including new technologies.
  • Includes updated consultation chapter to cover topical issues.
  • Each chapter takes into account new clinical guidance from the FSRH and UKMEC and includes new self-assessment exercises, question and answers and case scenarios.

Table of Contents

1. The Consultation

2. Anatomy and Physiology

3. Fertility Awareness

4. Sexually transmitted infections

5. Male Methods

6. Female barrier methods

7. Combined contraceptive pills

8. Progestogen pills

9. Injectable

10. Implants

11. IUD

12. IUS

13. Emergency contraception

14. Sterilisation

15. Preconceptual

16. Pregnancy

About the Author

Suzanne Everett isa senior nurse practitioner in sexual health and a senior teaching fellow in sexual health at the University of Middlesex. She is currently undertaking a PhD in sexuality and nursing.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Family & General Practice
MEDICAL / Health Care Delivery
MEDICAL / Nursing / Maternity, Perinatal, Women's Health
MEDICAL / Reproductive Medicine & Technology