Menopause for the MRCOG and Beyond

Menopause for the MRCOG and Beyond

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This book examines some of the controversies in the management of the menopause and postmenopausal health following publication of the US Women's Health Initiative studies and the UK Million Women Study. It also focuses on how to explain risk to women coping with the menopause and the risks in certain clinical situations. Systemic HRT and non-HRT options for treatment are evaluated, together with diet and lifestyle, alternative and complementary therapies. Conditions associated with the menopause, such as vasomotor symptoms, urogenital and sexual problems, osteoporosis and autoimmune arthritis, breast disease and gynaecological benign and malignant conditions, are covered. The symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of premature menopause, or premature ovarian failure, are detailed, and a section on treating women with concomitant medical problems completes the text. Primarily designed to provide a comprehensive summary for candidates preparing for the Part 2 MRCOG examination, it is also a valuable guide for all healthcare more

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  • Online resource
  • Cambridge University Press (Virtual Publishing)
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 1139696939
  • 9781139696937

Table of contents

1. Definitions and controversies; 2. Explaining risk; 3. Systemic hormone replacement therapy; 4. Non-HRT options for osteoporosis; 5. Diet and lifestyle; 6. Alternative and complementary therapies; 7. Vasomotor symptoms, urogenital and sexual problems; 8. Osteoporosis and autoimmune arthritis; 9. Breast disease; 10. Benign and malignant gynecological disease; 11. Premature menopause; 12. Women with concomitant medical conditions; more

About Margaret Rees

Margaret Rees is a past Reader in Reproductive Medicine at the Nuffield Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Oxford; an Honorary Consultant in Medical Gynaecology and a Fellow at St Hilda's College, Oxford; a Visiting Professor at the University of Glasgow and the Karolinska Institute and Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New more