Chapter 5. Contraception Including Emergency Contraception

  1. Kathy French RN, Cert Ed, BSc (Hons), MPhil, PG Dip, PhD member Sexual Health Adviser
  1. Kathy French RN, Cert Ed, BSc (Hons), MPhil, PG Dip, PhD member Sexual Health Adviser

Published Online: 30 NOV 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444322569.ch5

Sexual Health

Sexual Health

How to Cite

French, K. (2009) Contraception Including Emergency Contraception, in Sexual Health (ed K. French), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444322569.ch5

Editor Information

  1. Royal College of Nursing, London, UK

Author Information

  1. Royal College of Nursing, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 NOV 2009
  2. Published Print: 3 APR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405168311

Online ISBN: 9781444322569

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Keywords:

  • contraception including emergency contraception;
  • methods of contraception in United Kingdom - up-to-date information;
  • myths about sexual health issues and contraception;
  • lactational amenorrhoea method (LAM);
  • World Health Organization Medical Eligibility Criteria (WHOMEC);
  • hormonal method of contraception and British National Formulary (BNF) and FSRH;
  • intrauterine contraception (LARC) or long-acting reversible contraception (LARC);
  • intrauterine device (IUD), intrauterine system (IUS), sub-dermal implants and injectable methods;
  • combined oral contraceptive (COC);
  • diaphragms and cervical caps

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Learning Outcomes

  • Combined Oral Contraceptive

  • Progestogen only Pill

  • Injectable Contraception (LARC)

  • Sub-Dermal Implants (LARC)

  • Legal Status

  • Contraceptive Patch

  • Intrauterine Contraception (LARC)

  • Intrauterine System (LARC)

  • Diaphragms and Cervical Caps

  • Sterilisation – Female and Male

  • Lactational Amenorrhea Method

  • Condoms

  • Male Condom

  • Female Condom

  • Fertility Awareness/Natural Family Planning

  • Persona

  • New Methods

  • Emergency Contraception

  • References

  • Further Reading

  • Useful Websites