Dual protection against unintended pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections: what is the best contraceptive approach?

@article{Cates2002DualPA,
  title={Dual protection against unintended pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections: what is the best contraceptive approach?},
  author={Willard Cates and Markus J. Steiner},
  journal={Sexually transmitted diseases},
  year={2002},
  volume={29 3},
  pages={
          168-74
        }
}
In the midst of the global epidemics of both unintended pregnancy and sexually transmitted infection, contraceptive options that provide dual protection are ideal. However, those contraceptives with the best record of preventing pregnancy under typical use conditions (sterilization, hormonal methods, intrauterine devices) provide little if any protection against sexually transmitted infection. Alternatively, barrier contraceptive methods (specifically, condoms), which can reduce risks of many… 

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