Australian Family Physician
Australian Family Physician


Volume 40, Issue 5, May 2011

Menopausal transition Assessment in general practice

Sue Reddish
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The presentation of a woman in midlife can be an opportunity for both the woman and her doctor to consider a wide range of issues that may be impacting on quality of life or that present a risk to her future health.
This article considers the assessment of a woman in the menopausal transition.
The aim of assessment is to manage acute menopausal symptoms (eg. hot flushes); the complications of menopause (eg. osteoporosis); to avoid risk factors for complications (eg. fracture, thromboembolism); and to ensure a preventive healthcare plan is in place.

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