This in-depth volume addresses most new methods, devices, and pharmacological approaches to contraception that are available or will be soon, spotlighting the advantages and limitations of various strategies for fertility regulation. Written by more than 25 international specialists in the field, this work: details the uses, risks, benefits, and misconceptions about current contraceptive techniques; considers contraceptives that are presently being introduced, including medical abortifacients and contraceptive implants; describes methods, such as transdermal contraception and contraceptive rings and vaccines, that are in clinical trials to determine their safety and effectiveness for future use; examines controversies in new areas of contraception research; and presents the major problems of world population growth and offers possible solutions for the year 2000. This work is intended for obstetricians and gynaecologists, pharmacologists, internists, endocrinologists, immunologists, cardiologists, rheumatologists, family planning centre personnel, and medical school and postgraduate students in endocrinology and gynaecology.
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Descripción Marcel Dekker Inc, 1992. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. 1. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0824787005
Descripción Taylor & Francis Group. Estado de conservación: New. pp. 228. Nº de ref. de la librería 5794573