Managing sexual health issues: test your knowledge

New guidelines for diagnosing and managing patients with reproductive and sexual health issues have just been released by Family Planning NSW.

Aimed at primary care practitioners who work in the field, they cover the whole range of issues from menorrhagia to menopause and everything in between.

Here are some highlights from the guidelines:

Abnormal uterine bleeding and other menstrual disorders

After excluding pregnancy, investigations include a full blood count, TSH and good quality transvaginal ultrasound in the early phase of the menstrual cycle (day 5-9). Improving quality of life