Part I Overview on contraception: Birth control methods: from ancient times to the future
• Best practices for contraceptive counseling
• Contraception and sexuality
• Contraception and mood
Part II Female contraceptives: Non-hormonal contraceptives
• The SARCs: combined hormonal contraceptives and progestin-only pills
• The advantages of LARC methods
• Medical eligibility criteria for contraceptive use
• Venous and arteriosus risks associated with old and new oral contraceptive formulations
• Non-contraceptive benefits of hormonal methods
• Oncologic risks and prevention
• Emergency contraception
Part III Management of female contraception throughout women's lifetime: Contraception and issues specific to adolescents
• Post-partum and peri-abortion contraception
• Contraception in the premenopausal women
• Contraceptive choice in women with PCOS
Part IV Management of female contraception in women with medical conditions: Contraception in women with cardiovascular diseases
• Contraception in women with metabolic diseases
• Contraception in women with neurological diseases
• Contraception in women with oncological conditions
• Contraception in women with rheumatologic diseases and post transplantation
• Drug interactions with contraceptives
• Bone health and contraception
Part V Male contraception: current options and ongoing research : The male role in family planning today
• Acceptability of male hormonal contraception
• Male contraception: non-hormonal methods
• Male contraception: hormonal methods.
This book provides healthcare professionals, the medical community, residents and students with an up-to-date handbook on current female and male contraceptive options.
It illustrates the process of contraceptive development, from ancient times to steroid discovery up to the most recent formulations that provide not only an optimal contraceptive efficacy but also complimentary health benefits for women. It offers a comprehensive overview of the current knowledge on this topic, ranging from biological contraceptive mechanisms to the challenges of contraceptive use in different clinical conditions. It also presents reviews of the current latest, including preclinical and clinical research, to provide detailed and up-to-date information on recently developed contraceptives.
It also features a section on counseling, which is highly relevant to optimal contraceptive provision and compliance.
Each chapter has been written by a leading expert in the field and provides a comprehensive reference on the topic as well as practical implications. As such, this book provides accessible and authoritative information for clinicians in their everyday practice and for students interested in expanding their knowledge on the topic.
• Includes an extended section on the use of hormonal contraceptives in different medical conditions that will help physicians feel more comfortable prescribing hormonal contraceptives for these women
• Presents recent advances in male hormonal contraception
• Provides new data on contraceptive counseling