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dc.contributor.authorPines, A.en
dc.contributor.authorSturdee, D.en
dc.contributor.authorMacLennan, A.en
dc.date.issued2012en
dc.identifier.citationClimacteric, 2012; 15(3):213-216en
dc.identifier.issn1369-7137en
dc.identifier.issn1473-0804en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2440/72560-
dc.description.abstractThe quality of life of countless menopausal women world-wide has been signifi cantly diminished following the sensationalist reporting of the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) and the resulting 50% or more decline in the use of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) over the subsequent 10 years. Quality of life is difficult to measure as there are so many contributing factors and a large number of different instruments, some of which assess general health and only a few which specifi cally include symptoms related to menopause. HRT improves quality of life of symptomatic menopausal women and some studies of the effects of HRT provide reliable evidence on quality of life other than reduction in vasomotor symptoms. Until there is a better understanding of the minimal risks of HRT for the majority of women, too many will continue to suffer a reduced quality of life unnecessarily.en
dc.description.statementofresponsibilityA. Pines, D.W. Sturdee and A.H. MacLennanen
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherParthenon Publishing Groupen
dc.rights© 2012 International Menopause Societyen
dc.subjectQuality of life; Women's Health Initiative; stopping HRTen
dc.titleQuality of life and the role of menopausal hormone therapyen
dc.typeJournal articleen
dc.identifier.rmid0020119291en
dc.identifier.doi10.3109/13697137.2012.655923en
dc.identifier.pubid24447-
pubs.library.collectionObstetrics and Gynaecology publicationsen
pubs.verification-statusVerifieden
pubs.publication-statusPublisheden
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