Anna F Glasier
- Sexual and reproductive health: a matter of life and deathAnna Glasier
NHS Lothian and University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
Lancet 368:1595-607. 2006....
- Ulipristal acetate versus levonorgestrel for emergency contraception: a randomised non-inferiority trial and meta-analysisAnna F Glasier
National Health Service Lothian, Edinburgh, UK
Lancet 375:555-62. 2010..We compared the efficacy and safety of ulipristal acetate with levonorgestrel for emergency contraception...
- Attitudes of women in Scotland to contraception: a qualitative study to explore the acceptability of long-acting methodsAnna Glasier
NHS Lothian Family Planning Well Woman Services, Edinburgh, UK
J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 34:213-7. 2008..Attitudes towards LARC were discussed both before and after women were given detailed information about the methods...
- Administration of an antiprogesterone up-regulates estrogen receptors in the endometrium of women using Norplant: a pilot studyAnna F Glasier
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Centre for Reproductive Biology, University of Edinburgh, 37 Chalmers Street, Edinburgh, EH9 3ET, Scotland, UK
Fertil Steril 77:366-72. 2002..To determine the effect of a single dose of mifepristone (200 mg) on endometrial estrogen and progesterone receptors in Norplant users...
- Estimating the efficacy of emergency contraception--how reliable are the data?Alex Stirling
Lothian Primary Care NHS Trust Family Planning and Well Woman Services, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Contraception 66:19-22. 2002..The results of this study suggest that these calculations are likely to be inaccurate for a significant minority of women...
- Evidence based contraceptive choicesAlison Scott
Well Woman and Family Planning Services, 18 Dean Terrace, Edinburgh, EH4 1NL, UK
Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 20:665-80. 2006..Access for women to contraception can be improved by having convenient clinic times and service developments such as nurse prescribing and Patient Group Directions...
- Specialist contraceptive counselling and provision after termination of pregnancy improves uptake of long-acting methods but does not prevent repeat abortion: a randomized trialC Schunmann
Lothian NHS Family Planning and Well Woman Services, UK
Hum Reprod 21:2296-303. 2006..267). CONCLUSIONS: Specialist contraceptive advice and enhanced provision had a short-lived effect on contraceptive uptake and increased the use of long-acting methods but did not appear to reduce repeat abortions...
- Emergency contraceptionAnna Glasier
BMJ 333:560-1. 2006
- Putting sexual and reproductive health on the agendaAnna Glasier
NHS Lothian and University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH4 1NL, UK
Lancet 368:1550-1. 2006
- Family planning: the unfinished agendaJohn Cleland
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, WC1 3DP
Lancet 368:1810-27. 2006..What is currently missing is political willingness to incorporate family planning into the development arena...
- How do health care professionals respond to advice on adverse side effects of contraceptive methods? The case of Depo ProveraAnna Glasier
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, E816 4SB Scotland, UK
Contraception 76:18-22. 2007..Evidence for a detrimental effect of DMPA on bone mineral density led to advice from drug regulatory authorities in the United Kingdom and the United States, recommending caution in prescribing DMPA, particularly for young people...
- Attitudes towards long-acting reversible methods of contraception in general practice in the UKKaye Wellings
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, England, WC1E 7HT, UK
Contraception 76:208-14. 2007..Usage rates of long-acting reversible methods of contraception in the UK are currently low. Since these methods require medical intervention, attitudes of professionals are important determinants of prevalence of use...
- Use of evidence in WHO recommendationsHerbert B Peterson
Lancet 370:825; author reply 826-7. 2007
- The cost-effectiveness of long-acting reversible contraceptive methods in the UK: analysis based on a decision-analytic model developed for a National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) clinical practice guidelineI Mavranezouli
National Collaborating Centre for Women s and Children s Health NCC WCH, Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, London, UK
Hum Reprod 23:1338-45. 2008..However, their uptake is low in much of the developed world. This study aimed at assessing the cost-effectiveness of LARC methods from the British National Health Service (NHS) perspective...
- Can we improve contraceptive use?Anna Glasier
Contraception 73:1-3. 2006
- "Not that sort of practice": the views and behaviour of primary care practitioners in a study of advance provision of emergency contraceptionKaren Fairhurst
Division of Community Health Sciences General Practice, University of Edinburgh, 20 West Richmond Street, Edinburgh EH8 9DX, UK
Fam Pract 22:280-6. 2005..Although this intervention was not associated with an overall reduction in abortion rates in Lothian, it was hypothesized that some general practices may have been more successful than others in promoting and delivering the intervention...
- Sexual and reproductive health: call for papersAnna Glasier
NHS Lothian Family Planning and Well Women Services and University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH4 1NL, UK
Lancet 366:969-70. 2005
- Attitudes towards pelvic examination and chaperones: a questionnaire survey of patients and providersPamela Fiddes
Lothian Primary Care NHS Trust Family Planning and Well Woman Service Clinical, 18 Dean Terrace, EH4 1NL, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Contraception 67:313-7. 2003..Younger women need a particularly sensitive approach. Providers should not be deterred from doing pelvic examinations if they are clinically indicated in the mistaken belief that women will object...
- Advanced provision of emergency contraception does not reduce abortion ratesAnna Glasier
Lothian Primary Care NHS Trust Family Planning and Well Woman Services, Edinburgh EH4 1NL, Scotland, UK
Contraception 69:361-6. 2004..The results of this study suggest that widespread distribution of advanced supplies of EC through health services may not be an effective way to reduce the incidence of unintended pregnancy in the UK...
- A consensus process to adapt the World Health Organization selected practice recommendations for UK useAnna Glasier
Lothian Primary Care NHS Trust and University of Edinburgh, 18 Dean Terrace, EH4 1NL Edinburgh, UK
Contraception 68:327-33. 2003..A UK version of the WHO Selected Practice Recommendations should help to standardize practice and improve the quality of care for couples using contraception...
- Can we identify women at risk of more than one termination of pregnancy?Hanny St John
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Lothian University Hospitals NHS Trust, Little France, EH16 4SA Edinburgh, UK
Contraception 71:31-4. 2005..When women were both parous and deprived, the risk of them having had more than one TOP was over 50%...
- What happened when Scottish women were given advance supplies of emergency contraception? A survey and qualitative study of women's views and experiencesSue Ziebland
Department of Primary Health Care, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Headington OX3 7LF, UK
Soc Sci Med 60:1767-79. 2005..We interpret the data in the light of the observation that EC has an anomalous role in contraception and the work of applied linguists Candlin and Lucas who have demonstrated the difficulties inherent in the family planning consultation...
- Communication between parents and their children about sexual healthSharron Ogle
Obstetrics and Gynaecology Section, Centre for Reproductive Biology, Queen s Medical Research Institute, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
Contraception 77:283-8. 2008..The aim of this study was to investigate how comfortable parents and children find this type of discussion and to compare parental responses with those of their children...
- Screening for Chlamydia trachomatis infection is indicated for women under 30 using emergency contraceptionHelen Kettle
Lothian Primary Care NHS Trust Family Planning and Well Woman Services, Lothian, Scotland, UK
Contraception 66:251-3. 2002..Women under age 30 who use EC should be offered screening for chlamydia infection and testing at the time they attend for EC is adequate to detect the great majority of infected women...
- New developments in contraceptive drugs for use by womenAnna Glasier
Lothian Primary Care NHS Trust, Family Planning and Well Woman Service and University of Edinburgh, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 18 Dean Terrace, Edinburgh EH4 1NL, Scotland, UK
Expert Opin Investig Drugs 11:1239-51. 2002..Immunocontraception is still at a very early stage. Genes, whose products are uniquely concerned with reproductive processes, promise new targets but radically new contraceptive drugs for women appear distant...
- The acceptability of combined oral hormonal contraceptives in Shanghai, People's Republic of ChinaJunling Chen
Shanghai Institute of Family Planning Technical Instruction, 145 Guangyuan Road, 200030, People s Republic of, Shanghai, China
Contraception 67:281-5. 2003..01). The results of the survey suggest that it is necessary to provide improved training about COC to reproductive-aged women and professionals to dispel misunderstandings of the pill...
- Implantable contraceptives for women: effectiveness, discontinuation rates, return of fertility, and outcome of pregnanciesAnna Glasier
Lothian Primary Care NHS Trust and University of Edinburgh, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Edinburgh, UK
Contraception 65:29-37. 2002..There is no increase in the risk of ectopic pregnancy, fetal malformation, or impaired infant health in pregnancies conceived either during implant use or after removal...
- Advance provision of emergency contraception for pregnancy prevention: a meta-analysisChelsea B Polis
Department of Population, Family, and Reproductive Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21202, USA
Obstet Gynecol 110:1379-88. 2007....
- Unintended pregnancy and use of emergency contraception among a large cohort of women attending for antenatal care or abortion in ScotlandFatim Lakha
University of Edinburgh School of Clinical Science and Community Health, Edinburgh, UK
Lancet 368:1782-7. 2006..However, EC use is low even among women with no intention of conceiving, and is thus unlikely to reduce unintended pregnancy rates. Rather, we need to find ways to improve the use of regular contraception...
- Side effects of the Yuzpe regimen of emergency contraception and two modificationsTara Shochet
School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Contraception 69:301-7. 2004..A targeted approach to prophylactic antiemetic use could reduce the number of women given these drugs, and the number who experience unnecessary side effects. The impact of counseling on side effects should be further evaluated...
- Emergency contraception: why can't you give it away? Qualitative findings from an evaluation of advance provision of emergency contraceptionKaren Fairhurst
Division of Community Health, Sciences General Practice, University of Edinburgh, 20 West Richmons Street, EH8 9DX, United Kingdom
Contraception 70:25-9. 2004..If advance provision of EC is to be successful in reducing abortion rates, professionals must address their concerns about EC and develop imaginative ways of encouraging women most at risk of unwanted pregnancy to take supplies home...
- Teaching sex education improves medical students' confidence in dealing with sexual health issuesGeorgina S Faulder
Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Division of Reproductive and Developmental Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Chancellor's Building, Medical School, Room SU312, 49 Little France Crescent, Edinburgh, EH16 4SB, UK
Contraception 70:135-9. 2004..All students felt more comfortable seeing patients of the same gender as themselves but more than half felt that their training left them generally ill-equipped to handle sexual health consultations...
- Measuring pregnancy intention and its relationship with contraceptive use among women undergoing therapeutic abortionCatherine Schünmann
NHS Lothian Family Planning and Well Woman Services, Edinburgh, EH4 1NL Scotland, UK
Contraception 73:520-4. 2006..In the developed world, most arise from inconsistent or incorrect contraceptive use. Ambivalence about pregnancy might be associated with less effective contraceptive use...
- Emergency contraceptionAnna Glasier
Lothian Primary Care NHS Trust Family Planning and Well Woman Services, University of Edinburgh Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 18 Dean Terrace, UK
Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 16:181-91. 2002..Research and programmatic efforts should concentrate on improving availability if EC is to fulfil its promise as a public health intervention to reduce unwanted pregnancy...
- Advanced provision of emergency contraception to postnatal women in China makes no difference in abortion rates: a randomized controlled trialXiaoyu Hu
The Shanghai Institute of Family Planning Technical Instruction and the International Peace Maternal and Child Health Hospital, Shanghai, PR China
Contraception 72:111-6. 2005..There was no difference in pregnancy rates at 1 year (38/832 vs. 32/817). EC was not used in 89% of conception cycles, as women did not recognize the need for it. Increased use of EC may not reduce abortion rates...
- The acceptability of self-administration of subcutaneous Depo-ProveraFatim Lakha
NHS Lothian Primary and Community Division, Family Planning and Well Woman Services, Edinburgh, EH4 1NL Scotland, UK
Contraception 72:14-8. 2005..Our findings would suggest that the advent of subcutaneous self-administrable Depo-Provera with appropriate training and reminder system is likely to be beneficial and popular with many women...