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.
Nursing Standard. 21, 24,44-54. doi: 10.7748/ns2007.02.21.24.44.c4523
Published in print: 21 February 2007Peer review
This article has been subject to double blind peer review