Advertisement

Introduction

  • Martin P. Vessey

Abstract

A steady flow of epidemiologic reports concerned with the benefits and risks of different contraceptive methods began in the mid-1960s and has continued unabated ever since. Christopher Tietze soon realized the need to put the findings in perspective by conducting a “medical audit.” The results of his work, using what he described as a “simple paper and pencil model,” appeared in 1961.1

Keywords

Family Planning Steady Flow Contraceptive Method Fertility Control Birth Spac 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

References

  1. 1.
    Tietze C. Mortality with contraception and induced abortion. Studies in Family Planning 1969; 1:6.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    Royal College of General Practitioners Oral Contraception Study. Mortality among oral contraceptive users. Lancet 1977; 2:727.Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    Ory HW, Forrest JD, Lincoln R. Making Choices: Evaluating the Health Risks and Benefits of Birth Control Methods. New York: The Alan Guttmacher Institute, 1983.Google Scholar
  4. 4.
    Belsey MA, Russell Y, Kinnear K. Cardiovascular disease and oral contraceptives: a reappraisal of vital statistics data. Family Planning Perspectives 1979; 11:84.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. 5.
    Mann JI, Vessey MP. Trends in cardiovascular disease mortality and oral contraceptives. Br J Family Planning 1981; 6:99.Google Scholar
  6. 6.
    Wiseman RA. Absence of correlation between oral contraceptive usage and cardiovascular mortality. Int J Fertility 1984; 29:198.Google Scholar
  7. 7.
    Vessey MP, Mann JI. Comment on an article ‘absence of correlation between oral contraceptive usage and cardiovascular mortality.’ Int J Fertility 1984; 29:208.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Sarah L. Tietze 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • Martin P. Vessey
    • 1
  1. 1.OxfordEngland

Personalised recommendations