Contraception in Canada: a review of method choices, characteristics, adherence and approaches to counselling
- New sperm, STD killer on the horizon. Cohen, Sharon; Doheny, Kathleen; Roach, Linda // Shape;Sep2003, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p99
Presents information on a contraceptive called BufferGel which is inserted into the vagina before intercourse and works by preserving the vagina's acidity, which can kill sperm and some sexually transmitted diseases organisms.
- The real best-dressed man. Newman, N. // Cosmopolitan;Aug90, Vol. 209 Issue 2, p86
Presents a male viewpoint on the use of condoms. Advises women to buy their own supply and to be knowledgeable in their use.
- Searching for Dr Condom. Moore, Wendy // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);8/9/2008, Vol. 337 Issue 7665, p356
The article focuses on a lack of historical information which exists concerning the name of the person who invented the condom. A discussion of historical facts related to some of the earliest use of condoms and the earliest known types of condoms, including those from the 1640s that were made...
- Lasting benefits. Allen, Daniel // Nursing Standard;12/7/2005, Vol. 20 Issue 13, p28
The article presents the views of readers panel on the issue of long-lasting birth control in women. According to one of the panelists, if the guidelines given by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence are followed the contraceptive jab will not lead to a rise in sexually...
- Long-acting contraception. Walling, Martyn // Update;3/1/2006, Vol. 72 Issue 3, p92
The article focuses on the use of long-acting women contraceptives. The most effective methods of contraception are vasectomy, the intrauterine system, female sterilization, Implanon, Depo-provera and the intrauterine devices. Intrauterine system is a T-shaped system containing levonorgestrel....
- Social Behavior and Condom Use Among Males: A Multidimensional Assessment. Nangle, Douglas W.; Grover, Rachel L. // Journal of Sex Education & Therapy;2001, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p90
A multidimensional assessment approach was used to examine the relationship between social behavior and condom use. A sample of 147 male undergraduates completed a battery of measures, including a role-play test, designed to assess several dimensions of social behavior (i.e., assertiveness,...
- Reactions to Female Condom. Klitsch, Michael // Family Planning Perspectives;Nov/Dec93, Vol. 25 Issue 6, p242
This article focuses on female condom. About half of a small group of British women who used the female condom for at least three months had a positive attitude toward the method, according to a British multicenter study, but large minorities experienced problems using it. At 17 British family...
- Allergic to condoms? // Cleo;Jul2003, Issue 369, p54
Provides information on Durex Avanti, a non-latex condom.
- Promoting sexual health: practical guidance on male condom use. Jason Flannigan // Nursing Standard;1/17/2007, Vol. 21 Issue 19, p51
Condoms are the only form of contraception that, when used correctly, can reduce the risk of pregnancy and transmission of sexually transmitted infections. This article outlines strategies for promoting correct male condom use. The availability, variety and history of condoms are explored....