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Textbook of Contraception

Authors : Dr. Seema Singhal, Dr. J.B. Sharma, Dr. Alka Kriplani

This book has been written with the sole purpose of imparting basic and fundamental knowledge, practical, clinical ans operative skills of contraception to the readers. It contains chapters on various aspects of contraception in a systematic manner. Various chapters includes contraceptive practice in India an overview, choices of contraception as general topics, natural family planning methods, mechanical methods, oral and nonoral hormonal contraceptives, intraulterine devices (IUCD) and postpartum IUCD, emergency contraception, adolescent contraception, contraceptive in elderly females. Further specific chapters are contraception for women with medical disorders which are given in detail as per World Health Organisation's Medical Eligibility Criteria. There is a chapter on contraception for lactating mothers and on post-abortal contraception. There are separate detailed chapters on female sterilization and male sterilization and male contraceptive development by experts in the area. There is a chapter on recent advances and future research on contraception.

Throughout the book, the main strees has been given on practical and clinical aspects of contraception in a specific manner using evidence based medicine, Cochrane reviews, Guidelines of the various International bodies like American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologies and Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynarcologists, London. World Health Organization's Medical Eligibility Criteria have been used in all the chapters for various medical conditiond. In chapters of male sterilization details of nonscalpel vasectomy have been given which is a very minimally invasive technology. We have other methods of male contraceptive methods to enhance the use of male Contraception. Similary there is a chapter on postpartum IUCD insertion to enhance its use and to prevent unintended pregnancies as priority by Govt. in India.

ISBN number : 978-81-7739-528-0

Edition: 1st

Avichal Publishing Company

Price: INR 450

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Dr. Seema Singhal: MS, FACS, FICOG, FCLS, MNAMS Assistant Professor Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology All India Institute of Medical Sciences New Delhi

Dr. J.B. Sharma: MD, DNB, FRCOG (London), MFFP (London), FAMS, FICOG, FIMSA, Professor in Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi. Formerly, a Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi. He also worked as Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at St. Bartholomew’s Homerton and Whipps Cross Hospital, London, United Kingdom. He has to his credit: • Over 360 papers in various journals of national and international repute • Currently the Editor-in-chief of Indian Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Journal of Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynaecology (JPOG) • Associate Editor of International Journal of Gynaecology and Obstetrics (indio) • Many other journals of repute. • Written and edited three books • Contributed chapters in Progress of Obstetrics and Gynaecology edited by Professor John Studd from United Kingdom.

Dr. Alka Kriplani: MD, FRCOG, FAMS, FICOG, FICMCH, FIMSA, FCLS Professor and Head Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology All India Institute of Medical Sciences New Delhi

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