"Contraceptives, Oral" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Compounds, usually hormonal, taken orally in order to block ovulation and prevent the occurrence of pregnancy. The hormones are generally estrogen or progesterone or both.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Contraceptives, Oral" by people in Profiles.
Breastfeeding and the risk of epithelial ovarian cancer among women with a BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation. Gynecol Oncol. 2020 12; 159(3):820-826.
Physician and Nurse Practitioner Attitudes on Generic Prescribing of Oral Contraceptive Pills and Antidepressants. J Gen Intern Med. 2020 12; 35(12):3478-3484.
Development and testing of a module to promote generic oral contraceptive prescribing among nurse practitioners. J Am Assoc Nurse Pract. 2020 Jan; 32(1):24-34.
Development and testing of a web module to IMPROVE generic prescribing of oral contraceptives among primary care physicians. J Clin Pharm Ther. 2019 Aug; 44(4):579-587.
Things We Do for No Reason: Routine Echocardiography in Hemodynamically Stable Patients with Acute Pulmonary Embolism. J Hosp Med. 2019 04; 14(4):242-245.
Generic Substitution Rates of Oral Contraceptives and Associated Out-of-Pocket Cost Savings Between January 2010 and December 2014. JAMA Intern Med. 2018 04 01; 178(4):561-563.
Simultaneous quantitation of multiple contraceptive hormones in human serum by LC-MS/MS. Contraception. 2018 04; 97(4):363-369.
Postpartum Contraception Use by Urban/Rural Status: An Analysis of the Michigan Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Data. Womens Health Issues. 2015 Nov-Dec; 25(6):622-7.
Adverse effects of the common treatments for polycystic ovary syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2013 Dec; 98(12):4646-54.
Isotretinoin and oral contraceptive use in female acne patients varies by physician specialty: analysis of data from the National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey. J Dermatolog Treat. 2012 Aug; 23(4):272-7.