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Author Konikow, Antoinette F.

Title Physicians' manual of birth control / by Antoinette F. Konikow.

Published London : Baillière, Tindall and Cox, 1931.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM BioMed ST  612.63 KONI    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiii, 233 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Part I. General discussion -- Chapter I. Introduction -- II. Prejudices against contraception -- III. A short review of anatomy -- IV. Conception and theories of prevention -- Part II. Detailed discussion of methods -- Chapter V. Methods preventing the normal development of the spermatozoon or ovum -- VI. Methods preventing the entrance of the spermatozoa into the vagina -- VII to VIII. Methods preventing the entrance of the spermatozoa into the uterus -- IX. Methods destroying the spermatozoa after their entrance into the uterus or tube -- X. Methods preventing the settling of the fertilized ovum in the lining of the uterus -- Part III. Practical applications -- Chapter XI. Practical advice on fitting and selecting the pessary -- XII. Why do preventive measures sometimes fail? -- XIII. Popular notions about prevention of conception -- XIV. Are there methods which need no medical instruction? -- XV. Psychic benefits from birth control -- XVI. Summary of all birth control methods from the viewpoint of reliability, normality, convenience, and healthfulness -- Part IV. Statistics -- Chapter XVII. Introductory discussion -- XVIII. General study -- XIX. Contraceptive used and attitude towards sex -- XX. Use, convenience and success of pessary.
Subject Contraceptives.