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Postcoital contraception 

Postcoital contraception
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Postcoital contraception
Author(s):

Enda McVeigh

, John Guillebaud

, and Roy Homburg

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199650682.003.0028
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date: 05 May 2021

Introduction

Hormonal emergency contraception

Copper intra-uterine devices (IUDs)

Counselling and management

Special indications for emergency contraception

Four methods are in current use as contraceptives to be initiated after unprotected sexual intercourse (UPSI):

The insertion of a copper IUD, by far the most effective option...

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