Guidelines in Practice has published an exploration of the updated NICE recommendations for the diagnosis and treatment of heavy menstrual bleeding. In it, Dr Rachel Brown looks at new treatments that offer more options for women.
The article gives you an opportunity to learn more about advances in techniques, medication, equipment and software in the management of heavy menstrual bleeding, when a physical examination or further investigation is required and the benefits of outpatient hysteroscopy for some causes.
Dr Brown discusses medical advances in heavy menstrual bleeding that provide the basis for the NICE Guideline NG88 and what the new recommendations mean for primary care.
Source: Guidelines in Practice
For further reading, the Cochrane Library published a review of antifibrinolytics for heavy menstrual bleeding to determine the effectiveness and safety of antifibrinolytic medications as a treatment.