Emergency Contraceptive Pill Efficacy and BMI/Body ...

New analyses from randomized trials make it evident that the clinical recommendations are not yet clear for advising obese women on emergency contraception. However, the prudent health care provider can take into account the available data…

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Handout on Unintended Pregnancy and Contraceptive ...

Half of all pregnancies are unintended—a rate that hasn’t budged over the decades. Today, 7 contraceptive options hold promise for bringing down that rate. Feel free to copy and distribute this illustrative 2-sided handout developed by Robert Hatcher, MD, MPH.

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Ask About Withdrawal (Really!)

Withdrawal is alive in well in the United States. Yes, that withdrawal: coitus interruptus. Almost one in three young women, ages 15 to 24 years old, report having relied on withdrawal in the previous three years. In fact, almost 60% of all reproductive-age women report having relied on withdrawal at some point in their lives…

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The Book
Now in its 20th edition, this well-known text with more than 2 million copies in print has been the leading family planning... Read more
Covering the most important advances in women’s health and contraception, Contraceptive Technology is designed for health professionals just like you. Chaired by Dr. Robert Hatcher, the conference faculty includes the authors of the well-known reference text Contraceptive Technology, and other nationally known reproductive health experts. Conference topics include: new and future methods of contraception, sexuality issues, recurrent vaginitis, case studies, adolescent health, STD treatment, flexible OC management and much more.

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Conference San Francisco

The “Contraceptive Technology” conferences will help you synthesize the data and translate the evidence into clinical “pearls” you can put directly into practice. With an array of Preconferences delving into selected specialty areas of interest, plenary sessions focusing on the “hottest” topics, a thought-provoking luncheon presentation, and 30 dynamic, interactive Concurrent Sessions, including hands-on workshops…this conference is certain to improve your clinical practice and expand your network of colleagues. Read more