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Descriptor English: Contraception, Postcoital
Descriptor Spanish: Anticoncepción Postcoital
Descriptor Portuguese: Anticoncepção Pós-Coito
Descriptor French: Contraception post-coïtale
Entry term(s): Contraception, Emergency
Control, Postcoital Fertility
Emergency Contraception
Fertility Control, Postcoital
Postcoital Contraception
Postcoital Fertility Control
Tree number(s): E02.875.194.540
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D044363
Scope note: Means of postcoital intervention to avoid pregnancy, such as the administration of POSTCOITAL CONTRACEPTIVES to prevent FERTILIZATION of an egg or implantation of a fertilized egg (OVUM IMPLANTATION).
Annotation: for postcoital douching use CONTRACEPTION, POSTCOITAL and VAGINAL DOUCHING
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
MO mortality
MT methods
NU nursing
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
Previous Indexing: Contraceptive Agents (1968-2003)
Contraceptives, Postcoital (1974-2003)
Public MeSH Note: 2004; for FERTILITY CONTROL, POSTCOITAL see CONTRACEPTIVES, POSTCOITAL 1980-2003
History Note: 2004; for FERTILITY CONTROL, POSTCOITAL use CONTRACEPTIVES, POSTCOITAL 1980-2003
Related: Contraceptives, Postcoital MeSH
DeCS ID: 38343
Unique ID: D044363
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2004/01/01
Date of Entry: 2003/07/09
Revision Date: 2006/07/05
Contraception, Postcoital - Preferred
Concept UI M0005082
Scope note Means of postcoital intervention to avoid pregnancy, such as the administration of POSTCOITAL CONTRACEPTIVES to prevent FERTILIZATION of an egg or implantation of a fertilized egg (OVUM IMPLANTATION).
Preferred term Contraception, Postcoital
Entry term(s) Control, Postcoital Fertility
Fertility Control, Postcoital
Postcoital Contraception
Postcoital Fertility Control
Emergency Contraception - Narrower
Concept UI M0487807
Preferred term Emergency Contraception
Entry term(s) Contraception, Emergency



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