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Amenorrhoea - red flag symptoms

Amenorrhoea - red flag symptoms

Format

Red flags

Time to Complete

0.5 hours

Published

January 16, 2014

Updated

March 31, 2016

Programme Description

Dr Harry Brown explains how to take a thorough history in a presentation of amenorrhoea, investigations to undertake, possible causes and red flag symptoms.

Educational Objectives

After reading this activity, healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • List the common causes of amenorrhoea
  • Diagnose an underlying cause on the basis of history, examination and investigations
  • Explain when a referral is necessary
  • Faculty

    Activity author
    Dr Harry Brown
    GP
    Leeds
    United Kingdom

    Reviewed and updated by:
    Dr Jessica Garner
    GP, Worcester
    UK

    Test author
    Dr Ravi Ramanathan
    GP
    London
    United Kingdom

    Instructions

    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 0.5 learning credits (0.5 hours learning). This credit award is recommended by MIMS Learning based on completing the activity and reflecting on what you have learned. If you spend less time on the activity we recommend claiming fewer credits.

    Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully answered all the test questions and completed your evaluation. You will then receive your MIMS Learning CPD certificate, which will be added to your CPD organiser for access at any time. This activity is offered at no cost.

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