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Contraception 

Contraception
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Contraception
Author(s):

Sally Collins

, Sabaratnam Arulkumaran

, Kevin Hayes

, Simon Jackson

, and Lawrence Impey

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199698400.003.0020
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date: 02 March 2021

Combined oral contraceptive pill: overview

Combined oral contraceptive pill: regimes

Progestagen-only pill

Other forms of contraception

Emergency contraception

Female sterilization: preoperative considerations

Female sterilization: procedure

COCP provides reliable, effective contraception, with a failure rate of 0.2–0.3 per 100 woman-years. Modern COCPs all contain ethinylestradiol (20–35 micrograms) and are classified by type of progestagen they contain. The newer quadriphasic COCP Qlaira...

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