Prevalence of Contraception Usage and Family Planning
- LARCs more effective than pills for teenagers. // Pulse;6/13/2012, Vol. 72 Issue 21, p6
The article reports that active reversible contraceptions (LARCs) are more effective compared to pills and patches or rings, in which the failure rate of using pills was 9.4% while 0.9% who uses Depo-Provera injections and 0.7% for using intrauterine device (IUD) or implants.
- Injectable progestogens and IUDs. // GP: General Practitioner;2/25/2002, p70
Presents several contraceptives. Efficacy of intrauterine devices; Side-effects of Depo-Provera; Usability of the Mirena in hormone replacement therapy.
- Birth control update. Zonis, Nadia; Mark, Erika Reider // Good Housekeeping;Oct94, Vol. 219 Issue 4, p257
Provides information on various methods of contraception. Includes oral contraceptives; Barrier methods; Depo-Provera; Norplant; Intrauterine devices. INSET: Fallback measures..
- Deaths associated with intrauterine contraceptive devices in the United Kingdom between 1973 and 1983. Smith, P.A.; Ellis, C.J.; Sparks, R.A.; Guillbaud, J. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);11/19/1983, Vol. 287 Issue 6404, p1537
Almost half a million women currently use the intrauterine contraceptive device in the United Kingdom (estimate of Family Planning Association based on data from manufacturers, clinics, and family practitioner committees). The complications associated with these devices are well described, and...
- Actinomyces-like organisms in cervical smears from women using intrauterine contraceptive devices. Duguid, Helen L.D.; Parratt, David; Traynor, Robert // British Medical Journal;8/23/1980, Vol. 281 Issue 6239, p534
Examines the presence of Actinomyces-like organisms in cervical smears of women using intrauterine devices in Scotland. Prevalence of colonization in women using plastic devices; Correlation between organism presence and incidence of pain; Evidence for antibacteriostatic action of copper devices.
- IUD and IUS provide maximal efficacy. // New Zealand Doctor;7/1/2009, p36
The article provides evidence on the contraceptive efficacy of intrauterine device (IUD) and intrauterine system (IUS) for women in New Zealand. Data shows that an IUD has a less than 1 percent failure rate and 80 percent of women are using IUD compared to 50 percent who are using Depo Provera...
- Birth Control. // New Harvard Guide to Women's Health;2004, p78
Discusses birth control. Safety of various birth control methods including hormonal contraceptives and the use of intrauterine devices; Effectivity of birth control methods; Information on condom use.
- Contraception and Menses Control in the US Military. Kerman, Bita // Nurse Practitioner World News;Jul/Aug2012, Vol. 18 Issue 7/8, p14
The author discusses the issue of the contraceptive needs and menses control of women in the United States military addressed by nurse practitioners and other healthcare providers (HCPs). She mentions that although contraceptives are readily available and soldiers do not incur any cost yet...
- Analysis of Contraception Using IUDs in Kosova. Zeqiri, Fehmi; Paçarada, Myrvete; Zeqiri, Vlora; Bojaxhiu, Mentor; Pllana, Teuta // Medicinski Arhiv;2009, Vol. 63 Issue 6, p342
Introduction Family planning involves couples taking responsibility for their own fertility and making decisions about when and how many children to have. Aim: The aim of this study was to establish the value of use of IUD as a contraceptive method. Material and methods: This study enrolled 1874...