Search for dissertations about: "emergency contraception"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 13 swedish dissertations containing the words emergency contraception.

  1. 1. The Adoption of a New Contraceptive Method – Surveys and Interventions Regarding Emergency Contraception

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Margareta Larsson; Uppsala universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Obstetrics and gynaecology; Abortion applicants; adolescents; induced abortion; contraception; emergency contraception; over-the-counter; knowledge; attitudes; practices; sexual health; community-based; intervention; Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar; MEDICINE Surgery Obstetrics and women s diseases; MEDICIN Kirurgi Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to examine the adoption of emergency contraceptive pills (ECP) in Sweden. Two cross-sectional surveys and two quasi-experimental studies were used. READ MORE

  2. 2. Teenagers´unintended pregnancies and contraception

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Gabriella Falk; Jan Brynhildsen; Ann-Britt Ivarsson; Lena Marions; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Teenagers; unintended pregnancies; legal abortion; contraceptive counselling; postpartum visit; Chlamydia trachomatis; Tonåringar; oplanerade graviditeter; preventivmedel; preventivmedelsrådgivning; abort; kvalitativ innehållsanalys; Teenagers; adolescents; unintended pregnancies; contraception; contraceptive counselling; induced abortion; qualitative content analysis; MEDICINE Surgery Obstetrics and women s diseases Obstetrics and gynaecology; MEDICIN Kirurgi Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar Obstetrik och gynekologi;

    Abstract : Teenage pregnancies are often not intended, and there is a high risk that unintended pregnancies will lead to abortion. The wide-spread availability of Youth Clinics, the subsidizing of contraceptives and the introduction of new and effective contraceptives have failed to lower the abortion rates. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Emergency Contraceptive Pill – a Second Chance Knowledge, Attitudes and Experiences Among Users and Providers

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Gunilla Aneblom; Uppsala universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medicine; focus-group; emergency contraception; attitudes; induced abortion; OTC; content analysis; pharmacy; nurse-midwives; Medicin; MEDICINE Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine; MEDICIN Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin; Medicin; Medicine;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to study knowledge, attitudes and experience of emergency contraceptive pills among women and providers.Both quantitative and qualitative methods were used. Focus-group interviews were conducted with teenage-girls (I) and with women who had purchased ECP without prescription (IV). READ MORE

  4. 4. Levonorgestrel emergency contraception : Effects on endometrial development and embryo implantation

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Women's and Children's Health

    Author : Chun-Xia Meng; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Emergency contraception; levonorgestrel; endometrial receptivity markers; embryo implantation; first-trimester tissues;

    Abstract : Background: The dialog between the developing embryo and receptive endometrium is under the control of ovarian steroids and numerous biomolecules, some of which have been suggested as markers of endometrial receptivity . Unintended pregnancies are common. The standard treatment with levonorgestrel (LNG, 1. READ MORE

  5. 5. Emergency contraception among young people in Uganda : User and provider perspectives

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Public Health Sciences

    Author : Josaphat K Byamugisha; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Emergency contraception; young people; acceptability; utilization; health care workers; Uganda;

    Abstract : Background: The maternal mortality ratio for Uganda is 435/100,000 live births. Between 12-30 percent of the maternal deaths are due to induced abortions. According to the 2007 Uganda demographic and health survey (UDHS), the contraceptive prevalence rate was 24 percent and only 18 percent used modern contraceptives. READ MORE