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30 minutes

GPs,GP trainees

Menopause: a guide to treatment - Archived [?]

This module describes the treatments available for different women undergoing menopause, as well as the risks and side-effects involved

Learning outcomes

After completing this module you should know:

  • What treatments are available for different women
  • What the risks are and how to communicate them to patients
  • What the side effects are and who should not take hormone replacement therapy (HRT)
  • How long treatment should last
  • What alternative therapies to HRT are available.

Written by:

BMJ Learning clinical editors


 Christine Ward, Peter Bowen-Simpkins

Last updated

27 Nov 2012

Release date

10 Jun 2011


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Austrian Academy of Physicians 1 credit, 1:00 hour BMJ Learning modules have been certified for DFT Punkte. DFT Punkte are accepted in Austria
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