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- Contraceptives: VTE risk similar with transdermal and oral. // Reactions Weekly;5/13/2006, Issue 1101, p3
The article discusses a case-control study which revealed that the risk of nonfatal venous thromboembolism (VTEs), a complex vascular disease with a multifactorial pathogenesis, appeared to be similar with either transdermal or oral contraceptive (OC) use.
- ORAL CONTRACEPTIVES. // Monthly Prescribing Reference;Jun2014, Vol. 30 Issue 6, p210
The article evaluates several oral contraceptive drugs including Levonogestrel, Norethindrone and Norgestrel.
- Strategies for diagnosing pulmonary embolism. // Patient Care;Mar2004, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p46
Discusses strategies for diagnosing pulmonary embolism (PE). Significance of rapid diagnosis and early treatment with anticoagulant therapy in the prevention of death associated with PE; Use of pulmonary angiography for diagnosing PE; Risk factors for venous thromboembolism.
- ORAL CONTRACEPTIVES (part 1 of 2). // Monthly Prescribing Reference;Oct2013, Vol. 29 Issue 10, p217
A table is presented which lists several oral contraceptives including Levonorgestre, Norgestimate and Norgestrel.
- Surgical management of a primary external iliac venous aneurysm causing pulmonary thromboembolism: report of a case. Hosaka, Akihiro; Miyata, Tetsuro; Hoshina, Katsuyuki; Okamoto, Hiroyuki; Shigematsu, Kunihiro // Surgery Today;Sep2014, Vol. 44 Issue 9, p1771
Primary iliac venous aneurysm is an extremely rare clinical entity. We report a case of primary external iliac venous aneurysm containing an intraluminal thrombus that caused pulmonary thromboembolism in a 22-year-old woman. The aneurysm and pulmonary emboli were detected during examination for...
- Weighing up risk. Davis, Kelly // Practice Nursing;Sep2015, Vol. 26 Issue 9, p421
The author weighs the risks versus the benefits of contraceptive pill in addition to pregnancy prevention. Topics covered are the pill's long term protection against the risk of endometrial cancer, its reduction of the risk of ovarian cancer and its contribution to the increased risk of breast,...
- A Comparison of ECG and Three Clinical Scoring Methods for the Diagnosis of Pulmonary Thromboembolism. Çetinkaya, Pelin Duru; Erer, Onur Fevzi; Özkan, Serir Aktoğu; Arı, Gülsüm // Turk Toraks Dergisi / Turkish Thoracic Journal;Mar2011, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p9
Objective: The clinical diagnosis of pulmonary thromboembolism (PTE) is unreliable because the most frequent symptoms are non-specific. The most important step in making the diagnosis of PTE is to clinically suspect the disease. The aim of the present study was to compare the diagnostic...
- Oral contraceptive with shortened hormone-free interval. // Modern Medicine;Jun98, Vol. 66 Issue 6, p55
Focuses on a combined oral contraceptive with the use of a shortened hormone-free interval. Therapeutic use of the contraceptive drug; Recommended dose of the drug.
- Morning-after pill. Wilkinson, Donna // Self;Sep97, Vol. 19 Issue 9, p88
Presents information on contraceptives, focusing on the morning-after pill. How the pill works; When the pill should be taken; Side effects of the pill; Examples of various brand names of the morning-after pill; Reference to the use of the condom. INSET: Guide to emergercy contraception..