This collection features AFP content deemed current by the AFP online medical editor on menstrual conditions and related issues, including abnormal uterine bleeding, amenorrhea, dysmenorrhea, endometrial ablation, endometriosis, heavy menstrual bleeding, menorrhagia, premenstrual dysphoric disorder, premenstrual syndrome, and uterine fibroid tumors. New research may affect the interpretation and application of this material. Clinical judgment is advised. Note that AFP content published within the past 12 months is accessible to AAFP members and paid subscribers only.
Last Update: 07/31/2012
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- Evaluation and Management of Abnormal Uterine Bleeding in Premenopausal Women (01/01/2012)
- Premenstrual Syndrome and Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (10/15/2011)
- Amenorrhea: Evaluation and Treatment (04/15/2006)
- Dysmenorrhea (01/15/2005)
- Dysmenorrhea [Clinical Evidence Handbook] (02/15/2012)
- Tranexemic Acid (Lysteda) for Cyclic Heavy Menstrual Bleeding [STEPS] (10/15/2011)
- ACOG Guidelines on Noncontraceptive Uses of Hormonal Contraceptives [Practice Guidelines] (08/01/2010)
- ACOG Guidelines on Endometrial Ablation [Practice Guidelines] (02/15/2008)
- Premenstrual Syndrome [Clinical Evidence Handbook] (01/01/2008)
- Treatment of Menorrhagia (06/15/2007)
- ACOG Updates Guideline on Diagnosis and Treatment of Endometriosis [Practice Guidelines] (01/01/2011)
- Uterine Fibroid Tumors: Diagnosis and Treatment (05/15/2007)
- Diagnosis and Management of Endometriosis (08/15/2006)
- Abnormal Bleeding During Your Period (01/01/2012)
- PMS: What It Is and What You Can Do About It (10/15/2011)
- Heavy Periods (Menorrhagia) (06/15/2007)
- Endometriosis: What You Should Know (08/15/2006)
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