Contraception: an Australian clinical practice handbook
The third edition of the handbook, co-authored by medical experts from FPNSW, FPQ and FPV provides the latest international research and expert opinion on methods of contraception available in Australia. The handbook aims to support and promote optimal clinical practice by providing GPs, nurses and other health care practitioners with evidence based consensus recommendations on all aspects of contraceptive practice in the Australian setting.
In this edition:
- an up to date review of the advantages and disadvantages of contraceptive methods available in Australia
- updated practical advice including stopping each method at menopause, using Quick Start methods of contraception and extended hormonal regimens
- the latest information on contraceptive eligibility for women with a broad range of pre-existing medical conditions
- contraceptive options for teenagers, post-partum and perimenopausal women
- current practice recommendations for missed pills, drug interactions and more