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Contraception: Science and Practice

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Edited by Filshie Marcus, Guillebaud John. . 321 pages. Butterworths; , Boston: , 1989.. $135.00.

Ann Intern Med. 1989;111(12):1051. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-111-12-1051_2
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Persons often seek advice on contraception from internists and family practitioners; however, some doctors may not have the time or background to obtain or digest the original data needed to answer patients' concerns about efficacy, side effects, and long-term consequences. This book provides such information in an accessible format. The scientific background is covered thoughtfully and then put into practical terms. Commonly asked questions are posed and answered. In their goal of discussing the "science" in order "to aid practice," the editors and contributors have succeeded admirably.

All the contraceptive methods available in the world are discussed in a way


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