TITLE

Personal fertility monitors for contraception

AUTHOR(S)
Bouchard, Thomas P.; Genuis, Stephen J.
PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/11/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 1, p73
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on various fertility monitoring devices. The authors mentions some of the monitoring devices that can provide couples with accurate biochemical measurement of the fertility window to plan or avoid pregnancy which include the Persona and Clearblue Easy monitor from Swiss Precision Diagnostics GmbH. They mention that women with history of migraine, deep vein thrombosis and stroke can benefit from these devices as a substitute for hormonal contraception.
ACCESSION #
58607256

 

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