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Quick tips: Safety of different contraception methods (UKMEC 2016)- Archived [?]
The UK Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use (UKMEC) were updated in April 2016, and provide a comprehensive guide to the safety of different contraceptive methods in women with different health conditions. In this video module, Dr Anne Connolly, a GPSI in gynaecology and Vice President at the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare, summarises the key points in the 2016 update of UKMEC.
After completing this module you should:
- Understand what the UKMEC is and how it should be used
- Know more about the tools that can be used alongside UKMEC when checking the safety of contraception for your patients
- Know about the updates in UKMEC related to postnatal contraception, cardiac disease, and emergency contraception.
Peer reviewed by:
23 May 2016
Editorially reviewed date
11 Jan 2018
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