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Fast Facts: Contraception


Fast Facts: Contraception


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One of the major roles of anyone working in sexual health is that of educator, and many people rely on well-informed healthcare professionals to help them choose the most appropriate method of contraception.

This completely revised third edition of Fast Facts: Contraception, by two new authors of international renown, provides a concise and practical review of all the available contraceptive methods on the market in a highly readable well-illustrated format. Highlights of this comprehensive handbook include:

  • A commonsense approach to the contraception consultation
  • Fully updated information on recently licensed products
  • Discussion of the risks, benefits and contraindications for all contraceptive methods.

Fast Facts: Contraception is an invaluable resource that will help healthcare professionals and specialists offer a broader range of contraceptive methods along with appropriate advice on the most suitable options.


  • Choosing a contraceptive method
  • Combined hormonal contraception
  • Progestogen-only methods
  • Intrauterine devices and systems
  • Barrier methods
  • Emergency contraception
  • Female sterilization
  • Vasectomy and hormonal methods for men
  • Biologically based methods
  • Postpartum contraception

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