Revista Cubana de Medicina General Integral
versión On-line ISSN 1561-3038
BARCIA, Javier Maure; SANCRISTOBAL DIAZ, Jorge Ramón y RODRIGUEZ CARVAJAL, Mercedes de la Caridad. Emergency related to anticonception. Rev Cubana Med Gen Integr [online]. 2009, vol.25, n.2, pp. 0-0. ISSN 1561-3038.
INTRODUCTION: when medical literature related to non-desired pregnancy is reviewed, it is common to find reports on existence of high figures of mother death provoked by miscarriages in risk situations, from which a quarter of them to correspond to adolescents. To avoid these non-desired pregnancies an effective variant is the emergence contraception. OBJECTIVE: to provide update knowledge on emergences, and its benefits for physicians of health primary care. METHODS: we made an updated bibliographic review on emergence contraception, and its benefits like alternatives to decrease the non-desired pregnancies figures, and the miscarriages provoked in health primary care. CONCLUSIONS: emergence contraception has shown to be an efficient option and practically safe to the non-desired pregnancies. Despite it, is a not yet known technique, and used in our country among physicians of health primary care.
Palabras llave : Oral contraceptives; intrauterine devices; emergence contraception.