currently providing ambulatory care for the indigent at MetroHealth Clement Center. She holds clinical faculty appointments at the Schools of Nursing and Medicine at Case Western Reserve University. Ms. Franklin earned her B.S.N. and M.S.N. with a major in nurse-midwifery from Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University. Her previous experience includes four years in full-scope practice at MetroHealth Medical Center. Ms. Franklin's primary experience in family planning was gained at the Free Medical Clinic of Greater Cleveland, including three years as Director of Family Planning and eight years of volunteer experience.
RECENTLY APPROVED AND EXPERIMENTAL METHODS OF CONTRACEPTION
Article first published online: 6 JAN 2011
1990 American College of Nurse Midwives
Journal of Nurse-Midwifery
Volume 35, Issue 6, pages 365–376, November-December 1990
How to Cite
Franklin, M. (1990), RECENTLY APPROVED AND EXPERIMENTAL METHODS OF CONTRACEPTION. Journal of Nurse-Midwifery, 35: 365–376. doi: 10.1016/S0091-2182(05)80019-9
- Issue published online: 6 JAN 2011
- Article first published online: 6 JAN 2011
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has recently approved two new contraceptive methods, and others are nearing approval. In addition, several innovative approaches to contraception are under investigation. This paper details the latest information on the following methods: Paragard Copper T 380A intrauterine device, cervical cap, NORPLANT, vaginal pouch, long-acting injectables, hormonal vaginal ring, transdermal patch, experimental male methods, inhibin, and contraceptive vaccines.