n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - Case report : emergency contraception

Volume 22, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0256-2170



Extracted from text ... 42 CASE REPORT EMERGENCY CONTRACEPTION A recent edition of the New England Journal of Medicine1 carries an interesting approach to a case report on the alltoo- common problem of emergency contraception. The case: 'A healthy 19-year-old woman comes in for a routine appointment. She is sexually active in a monogamous relationship. Pregnancy is not currently desired. Her partner uses condoms most of the time. She is uncertain of the date of her last menstrual period but has had sexual intercourse several times since her last menses, including unprotected intercourse 4 days earlier. A high-sensitivity urine test for pregnancy is ..

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