Card Set Information
what emergency contraception is available?
ECP - postinor
up to 72hrs (most effective up to 40hrs)
up to 5 days later
more effective than ECP
Oestrogen and Progesterone:
pill - combined o and p, o builds lining of uterus and progesterone maintains it (bleeding control)
can't take oestrogen if liver disease, meds, blood clots etc
minipill - thickening of mucus - in some women, stops ovulation 1/3, long periods 1/3 unpredictable 1/3
implanon - low dose constant - stops ovulation. 3yrs. low cost. out of system after 48hrs. irregular bleeding as above.
depoprovera - injected into bottom - every 12 weeks. suppresses ovulation. stronger dose. after 3 injections majority of women have no periods (small proportion get heavy bleeding)
- progesterone - mirena
best way to treat - continue to drain breast. run into problems if miss feed.
start preferentially on that breast. if know how, drain certain area. take antibiotics (flucloxacillin or ceflex)
review withing 48hrs. if fever drops and redness starts to go away - getting into abcess situation. may need surgery.