Heavy menstrual bleeding: assessment and management

    Publication year: 2007

    This guideline covers assessing and managing heavy menstrual bleeding (menorrhagia). It aims to help healthcare professionals investigate the cause of heavy periods that are affecting a woman’s quality of life and to offer the right treatments, taking into account the woman’s priorities and preferences.

    This guideline includes updated recommendations on:

    investigations for the cause of heavy menstrual bleeding; and management of heavy menstrual bleeding.

    It also includes recommendations on:

    history, physical examination and tests; and information for women.