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Heavy menstrual bleeding - red flag symptoms

Heavy menstrual bleeding - red flag symptoms

Format

Red flags

Time to Complete

0.5 hours

Published

February 1, 2016

Updated

July 15, 2016
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Programme Description

Dr Anita Somalanka provides a refresher on red flag symptoms associated with heavy menstrual bleeding (menorrhagia). Key learning points for healthcare professionals include identifying when urgent referral is required.

Educational Objectives

After reading this activity, healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • List the red flag symptoms of menorrhagia
  • Understand possible causes
  • Take a focused patient history
  • Prescribe or refer to secondary care appropriately
  • Faculty

    Activity and test author
    Dr Anita Somalanka
    GP
    Surrey
    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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