The menopause and HRT: a more positive view?
Venetia Brown Senior Lecturer, Women’s health, school of health, biological and environmental studies, Middlesex University, London
This article suggests that the biomedical model of health care encourages a view of the menopause as a negative experience for women. The author discusses the reasons why HRT is not requested more widely, and outlines the future role for nurses in menopause clinics
Most discussion in the literature about the menopause and hormone replacement therapy (HRT) centres on the biomedical model of health. Seedhouse (
Nursing Standard. 12, 10, 37-39. doi: 10.7748/ns.12.10.37.s50