Primary Healthcare and Contraception in Females


  • Sadaf Shahid General Practitioner, NHS, Grampian


General Practice, Contraception, Emergency Contraception, Primary Care


Contraception in females is a fairly common encountered issue in the primary care. It is important for practicing primary care physicians to become familiar with the unique healthcare needs for their patients. In this review article we aimed at discussing female contraception at the level of Primary Health Care. The medical databases including Embase, Pubmed, index medicus and index copernicus were searched to find appropriate articles published on the relevant subject considering female contraception in Primary Health Care. Primary Care Physicians are often best placed to offer good contraceptive advice because they already know the patient’s health her situation at home and the circumstances that she is best placed in to decide about her contraceptive choice.


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How to Cite

Shahid, S. (2021). Primary Healthcare and Contraception in Females. THE STETHO, 2(8), 1-5. Retrieved from