The Menopause and HRT


  • Kathy Abernethy, Clinical Nurse Specialist(Menopause), Northwick Park Hospital, Harrow, Middlesex, UK

This practical guide covers the full spectrum of issues relating to menopause, including short and intermediate term symptoms, long term consequences such as osteoporosis, and premature ovarian failure. It also offers complete coverage of both hormone replacement therapy (HRT) and non-hormonal management approaches. In its new 2nd edition, THE MENOPAUSE AND HRT features updated discussions of this highly topical subject, with new drug additions and an expanded focus on non-hormonal therapies.
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Book information

  • Published: January 2002
  • ISBN: 978-0-7020-2635-5

Table of Contents

What is Menopause · Short- and Intermediate-Term Symptoms · Long-term Consequences of Oestrogen Deficiency · Premature Ovarian Failure · Women's Perspectives on Menopause · Principles of Hormone Replacement Therapy · Practical Aspects of Hormone Replacement Therapy · Non-Hormonal Management of the Menopause · Patient Support · Appendix - Resources · Index