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Background info 1/3 of pregnancies are unplanned The UK government now promotes long acting reversible contraception (LARC) (e.g. IUD, IUS, implant)as the best method of contraception because: Reduced chance of…

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Culture and Contraception

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Introduction When discussing contraception with any patient, it may be useful to understand a little about the patient’s cultural and / or religious background. Obviously, it is not the medical…

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Emergency Contraception

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Introduction Emergency contraception is an important post-coital method of contraception to prevent pregnancy from occurring. The risk of pregnancy is highest during the 6 days prior to ovulation, and on…

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Introduction Can be controversial in some cultures Should only be undertaken in stable relationships where the couple is certain they do not want any more children Epidemiology Rates falling in…

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