Menorrhagia: causes, diagnosis and treatment options
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Menorrhagia: causes, diagnosis and treatment options

Dinah Gould Professor in applied health, City University, London

This article examines the causes of menorrhagia and outlines approaches to diagnosis and treatment. It includes a description of the normal menstrual cycle and the clotting cascade. The research findings suggest that inherited bleeding disorders account for many cases of menorrhagia.

Correspondence d.gould@city.ac.uk

Nursing Standard. 21, 24,44-54. doi: 10.7748/ns2007.02.21.24.44.c4523

Published in print: 21 February 2007

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This article has been subject to double blind peer review