Helping You Find Full Text Journal Articles

Dec
2010

increasing numbers of women are deployed to austere settings in which menstruation may impose logistical challenges. Minimal data exists about the use of oral contraceptive pills (OCPs) for menstrual suppression in this population. Post-deployment survey was undertaken to establish prevalence of continuous OCP use, perceived barriers, and associations with menstrual burden in a military population within the austere environment.
Full Text Link Source Status
http://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S104938671000120
Publisher SiteFound


Similar Publications

Nov
2009

Increasing numbers of women perform aviation duties in the combat flight environment. Oral contraceptive pills (OCPs) afford numerous health and operational benefits, including prevention of anemia and suddenly incapacitating conditions, as well as menstrual suppression when taken continuously. Until now, the use of OCPs in the combat flight environment has not been examined.

View Full Text PDF Listings View primary source full text article PDFs.

Nov
1993

One hundred and twenty (120) women, taking contraceptive pills, underwent a structured interview with a view elucidating their knowledge of the physiology of menstruation, the action and side effects of contraceptive pills and their compliance in the taking of contraceptive pills. The most important sources of information were the medical letters in magazines and the women's own doctors, while the teaching in the Folkeskole (primary and lower secondary school) had not had any major influence on the level of information. Well over one third of the interviewed women knew the most important action mechanism of the contraceptive pill, and half of the women could give a satisfactory explanation of the physiology of menstruation.

View Full Text PDF Listings View primary source full text article PDFs.

Jul
2010

To determine military women's attitudes toward menstruation and menstrual suppression with oral contraceptives in the deployed environment.
A cross-sectional descriptive design with the administration of the Menstrual Attitude Questionnaire (MAQ) and the 55-item Military Women's Attitudes Towards Menstrual Suppression Scale (MWATMS) to a convenience sample (n = 278) of women in the U.S.

View Full Text PDF Listings View primary source full text article PDFs.

Sep
2010

Healthcare professionals have a responsibility to help each woman select the most appropriate hormonal contraceptive according to her personal preferences, needs and circumstances.
To assess attitudes, awareness, compliance and preferences of hormonal contraceptive users.
A cross-sectional survey conducted through self-administered, online questionnaires.

View Full Text PDF Listings View primary source full text article PDFs.
Back to top