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Almost every aspect of hormonal contraception is at least mentioned by the author in an unusually terse style for which the busy practitioner should be grateful but which might be regarded as ground for criticism by those more inclined to rhetoric. The antifertility mechanisms thought to be induced by the various types of oral contraceptives are outlined. Of particular interest is a discussion of the antiovulatory effectiveness of various oral contraceptives along with techniques of demonstrating ovulation, inhibition of ovulation, and other mechanisms of action of the hormonal contraceptives. He next presents a chapter on noncontraceptive uses of the contraceptive
Hormonal Contraception.. Ann Intern Med. ;72:609–610. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-72-4-609_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1970;72(4):609-610.
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