New Forms of Contraception

Kristen A. Plastino, Patricia J. Sulak

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Women have many options regarding contraception. A patient's desire for a long- or short-term method, for one that is reversible or permanent, and her belief that she can be compliant with the method all factor into the choice of contraceptive method. Practitioners must discuss coexisting conditions, contraindications, and whether the patient desires scheduled monthly bleeding or if she will tolerate unscheduled bleeding. Finally, cost and coverage by insurance tends to be one of the most important factors in choosing the method of contraception.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)185-197
Number of pages13
JournalObstetrics and Gynecology Clinics of North America
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Jun 1 2008


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

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