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AJN, American Journal of Nursing:
doi: 10.1097/01.NAJ.0000398539.52283.55
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Menopausal Hormone Therapy: What We Know Now

Roush, Karen MSN, RN, FNP-BC

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Abstract

Overview: This article describes the findings and limitations of the major research thus far on hormone therapy, particularly that of the Women's Health Initiative; examines practice recommendations; clarifies common terminology related to menopause and hormone therapy; and provides the implications for nurses. This is part one of a four-part series on postmenopausal health.

Keywords: bioidentical hormones, combined estrogen and progestogen therapy, estrogen, estrogen therapy, hormone therapy, menopause, menopausal transition, postmenopause, progestin, progestogen, women's health, Women's Health Initiative

© 2011 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.

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