Women's health

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SIGN FASD guideline

2019-04-18T16:05:00+01:00By

Failure to recognise prenatal alcohol exposure (PAE) as a possible cause of behavioural difficulties, such as ADHD, may contribute to adverse outcomes for the child. This summary covers the identification of children affected by prenatal alcohol exposure and includes a succinct and helpful diagnostic algorithm.

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NICE heavy menstrual bleeding guideline

2019-04-18T15:33:00+01:00By

Includes updated recommendations on management and investigations on the causes of HMB. Also covers history taking, and provision of information

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Uncomplicated recurrent UTI guideline

2019-04-15T11:15:00+01:00By Working party—Rees Brocksom Harding Jacobson Rollinson

This guideline was developed by a multidisciplinary expert panel: Rees J et al with the support of a grant from Aspire Pharma Ltd.

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PHE vaccination in pregnancy guideline

2019-03-21T15:12:00+00:00By

This concise and useful summary of PHE guidance covers PHE monitoring of women vaccinated in pregnancy or shortly before conception.

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RCN guideline: termination of pregnancy

2018-07-16T14:49:00+01:00By

Read this concise summary of RCN guidance for key recommendations on consent, pre-assessment, and post-termination of pregnancy care.

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Feature articles

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Causes, diagnosis, and management of common gynaecological symptoms

2018-12-18T00:00:00+00:00By

Debra Holloway discusses common gynaecological symptoms, differential diagnosis, and treatment

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Top tips: menopause

2018-10-29T08:40:00+00:00By ,

Dr Alice Scott and Dr Louise Newson offer ten top tips on diagnosing and managing the menopause and premature ovarian insufficiency

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Practical tips for the diagnosis and management of fibroids

2017-10-31T16:03:00+00:00By

Debra Holloway discusses ten practical tips for the diagnosis and management of fibroids—providing information on the aetiology and symptoms of fibroids, when treatment is necessary, and the treatment options available.

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Practical implementation tips for setting up a successful cervical screening service

2017-01-24T00:00:00+00:00By

Jenny Greenfield shares 10 top tips to help nurses set up and run effective cervical screening services

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UKMEC supports the delivery of safe, evidence-based contraceptive care

2016-08-20T00:00:00+01:00By

Shelley Raine explains why the UKMEC is so important in general practice and how to apply the recommendations when seeing women, both for the initiation of a contraceptive method and continuation of a treatment.

Tools and resources

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Making the case for preconception care

2018-11-26T12:46:00+00:00

This guide covers why preconception health matters, what it involves, and how preconception care can be improved

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Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination and cervical cancer—addressing the myths

2017-10-02T11:19:00+01:00

This factsheet covers information about HPV vaccine programme for girls, suitable for school nurses, GPs, and screening and immunisation practioners

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