An overview of the menopause: assessment and management
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An overview of the menopause: assessment and management

Debra Holloway Nurse consultant in gynaecology, Guys and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, London

This article provides an overview of the menopause, including symptom management with medical and non-medical treatments. The article also examines the particular needs of women undergoing early menopause. It discusses the nurse’s role in promoting health and providing appropriate and evidence-based advice to enable women to make informed decisions.

Nursing Standard. 25, 30,47-57. doi: 10.7748/ns2011.03.25.30.47.c8425

Correspondence

debra.holloway@gstt.nhs.uk

Peer review

This article has been subject to double blind peer review