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Letters Contraception for women

Evidence based counselling

BMJ 2009; 339 doi: (Published 22 September 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;339:b3869
  1. Richard Lyus, doctor, bpas1
  1. 1Stratford upon Avon CV37 9BF
  1. rich.lyus{at}

    In their review of contraception for women, Amy and Tripathi emphasise the importance of patient choice and discussion of typical use failure rates.1 However, they focus on the hormonal contraceptive pill, with only brief analysis of more effective methods such as intrauterine devices.

    Whereas …

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