Contraceptive Device


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Contraceptive Device

 

a device to prevent conception. A condom is a thin rubber sheath worn by men to retain sperm after ejaculation. Diaphragms are rubber or metal dome-shaped devices inserted into the vagina to protect the cervix of the uterus from penetration by spermatozoa.

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Kittur S, Kabadi YM, "Enhancing contraceptive usage by post-placental intrauterine contraceptive devices (PPIUCD) insertion with evaluation of safety, efficacy and expulsion," International Journal of Reproduction, Contraception, Obstetrics and Gynecology 2012; 1: 26-32.
Frequencies of qualitative variables and percentages of use of contraceptive devices among different groups are highlighted in Table-I and II respectively.
Intrauterine contraceptive device migration to the lower urinary tract: Report of 2 cases.
Patients with misplaced intrauterine contraceptive device (IUCD) may remain asymptomatic for years, 3, 5, 6.
Migration of an intrauterine contraceptive device to the urinary bladder: sonographic findings.
According to Vincent (1996:45), nearly all contraceptive devices have some side effects.
of Mountain View, Calif., also makes a permanent contraceptive device known as Essure.
The Karlsruhe-based federal appeals court ruled that the doctor must pay his former patient about E600 (about R5 600) a month because she became pregnant after he implanted her with a contraceptive device. While it should be welcomed that a doctor can now be held to account in the same way as a shoddy plumber, Die Welt daily newspaper wrote, how could a child whose parents had sought damages for its birth ever come to terms with this kind of situation?
* St John's Wort can be effective in dealing with mood swings but anyone using the contraceptive pill or hormonal contraceptive device should NOT take it.
She had a Copper-T intrauterine contraceptive device (IUCD) placed 3 days previously by her nurse-midwife at an outside facility.
Under cross-examination by Konzani's barrister, Tim Roberts, QC, Miss G admitted she had had little formal education about sexually transmitted diseases and only used the pill as a contraceptive device with a former lover.
Emergency contraception is not the same as mifpristone, otherwise known as Ru-486 or `the abortion pill." Emergency contraceptive pills work before implantation and are considered by the National Institutes of Health and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists to be a contraceptive device, not a form of abortion.