Heavy Menstrual Bleeding Clinical Care Standard (2017)
This clinical care standard relates to the care of women of reproductive age with heavy menstrual bleeding. It was released in October 2017.
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Heavy menstrual bleeding is a common problem affecting 25% of women of reproductive age. It has been defined as ‘excessive menstrual blood loss which interferes with the woman's physical, emotional, social and material quality of life, and which can occur alone or in combination with other symptoms’.