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method

noun arrangement, blueprint, classification, consistency, course, course of action, custom, discipline, essablished order, fixed order, formula, habit, layout, logical order, manner, master plan, means, mode, modus, order, orderliness, orderly arrangement, orderly dispooition, organization, plan, practice, procedure, process, program of action, ratio, reduction to order, regular arrangement, regularity, regularity of action, routine, rule, scheme of arrangement, sequence, settled procedure, setup, system, tactic, technique, uniformity, via, way, working plan
Associated concepts: business methods, method of operaaions
See also: act, arrangement, array, avenue, behavior, campaign, channel, conduct, conduit, contrivance, course, custom, device, direction, disposition, expedient, facility, form, guide, instrumentality, key, manner, means, mode, modus operandi, opportunity, order, plan, policy, practice, procedure, process, regularity, rule, scheme, science, solution, strategy, style, system, technicality, technique, undertaking, usage

METHOD. The mode of operating or the means of attaining an object.
     2. It has been questioned whether the method of making a thing can be patented. But it has been considered that a method or mode may be the subject of a patent, because, when the object of two patents or effects to be produced is essentially the same, they may both be valid, if the modes of attaining the desired effect are essentially different. Dav. Pat. Cas. 290; 2 B. & Ald. 350; 2 H. Bl. 492; 8 T. R. 106; 4 Burr. 2397; Gods. on Pat. 85; Perpigna, Manuel des Inventeurs, &c., c. 1, sect. 5, Sec. 1, p. 22.

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12) Women using these brands therefore have to take a greater number of pills; for example, women in the United States can use the brands Nordette, Levlen and Lo/Ovral for the Yuzpe method if they simply double the number of tablets of these lower dose oral contraceptives.
Efficacy studies of the Yuzpe method have yielded greatly varying results, in part because the definition of efficacy is slightly different for a postcoital method than for a conventional method.
Yet women do not generally use the Yuzpe method cycle after cycle.
In this article, we use the terms Yuzpe regimen, Yuzpe method and emergency contraceptive pills (ECPs) interchangeably.
Investigators have often evaluated the efficacy of the Yuzpe method by calculating its failure rate (pregnancies divided by the number of women treated), which we consider an inappropriate measure.
Here, we review in depth all published results from clinical trials of the Yuzpe method in which the data needed to calculate effectiveness rates were collected and reported.