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Theory and Practice

by Frans Grobler


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The fourth revised edition isenlarged and updated with themost recent developments incontraception and family planning.A new feature that hasbeen added is the recognitionand discussion of natural contraceptivemethods, which shouldbe regarded as a welcome partnerto established scientific methods.This book is essentially targetedat the health professions,including doctors, students andnurses – especially in family planningclinics.Contents

  • Reproductive physiology
  • A comparison of contraceptivemethods
  • Conventional contraceptivemethods
  • Contraceptive hormones
  • Oral contraception
  • Injectable contraception
  • Intrauterine contraception
  • Other routes for hormoneadministration
  • Sterilisation
  • Abortion
  • Natural contraception
  • Side-effects in perspective
  • Contraception in specific circumstances
  • Contraception for women withcertain medical problems
  • Health benefits of reproductivecare
  • Legal aspects of contraception
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    Van Schaik Publishers
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