Clinical Practice Guidelines on Menopause

by Sonia Malik, Meeta, Leela Digumarti, Neelam Agarwal, Nirmala Vaze, Rashmi Shah

The Clinical Practice Guidelines on Menopause helps the busy clinician in extending optimal care to the aging woman. Effort has been directed to tailor the recommendations to the diverse Indian scenario with the best available evidence. Developing management of menopause as a medical specialty within obstetrics and gynecology care lies with the government and nongovernment organizations. Recommendations are based on strong evidence and, suggestions on experience-based evidence. The specific issues pertaining to Indian women include an early age of natural menopause, genetic, and environmental influences, nutritional deficiencies and excesses resulting in physiological differences. These factors contribute significantly to an increased incidence of diabetes, cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, and thyroid dysfunction. Attention needs to be directed toward implementation of programs that will help to sensitize and increase awareness of menopause among women in India.

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Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Malik Sonia
Holy Angels Hospital, Vasant Vihar, New Delhi, India
2. Meeta
Tanvir Hospital, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
3. Digumarti Leela
Homi Bhabha Cancer Hospital and Research Centre, Aganampudi, Visakhapatnam Andhra Pradesh, India
4. Agarwal Neelam
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh, Punjab, India
5. Vaze Nirmala
Sankalp Maternity & Eye Hospital, Nagpur, Maharastra, India
6. Shah Rashmi National Institute for Research in Reproductive Health (ICMR), Mumbai, India
ISBN 9789351521273
Speciality Obstetrics and Gynecology
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/12591
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2015
Pages 513
Book Type Professional

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