TITLE

Common questions you may have about emergency contraception

PUB. DATE
February 2006
SOURCE
Contemporary Pediatrics;Feb2006, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p64
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article presents questions and answers related to oral emergency contraception. One question refers to the effects of emergency contraceptives when taken by a pregnant woman. Another question refers to adverse events and risks related to multiple uses of emergency contraceptives. The proper way of instructing a patient on continuing her birth control method is described. Tips for practitioners who discovered during a routine office visit that a young woman needs emergency contraception but does not want her parent(s) or guardian(s) to know are provided. One question is about counseling a young woman who is not sexually active or a young man about emergency contraception.
ACCESSION #
19812120

 

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