Update on contraceptive options: A case-based discussion

Kristi Alicia Tough DeSapri, Holly L. Thacker*

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Abstract

As health care providers, we must engage our female patients in a dialogue about their contraceptive and fertility decisions. Empowering and educating our patients about their bodies' hormones, the menstrual cycle, and the risk of unintended pregnancy are central to effective contraceptive counseling. Selecting an appropriate method for a patient and her medical profile is rewarding and challenging in view of new medications, novel delivery systems, and evolving research.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)207-212
Number of pages6
JournalCleveland Clinic journal of medicine
Volume79
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 2012

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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