A general practice pilot audit study to assess advice and treatment offered to women following hysterectomy.

@article{Drew1999AGP,
  title={A general practice pilot audit study to assess advice and treatment offered to women following hysterectomy.},
  author={S V Drew and Richard Rowe and Nicholas Panay and John W W Studd},
  journal={Climacteric : the journal of the International Menopause Society},
  year={1999},
  volume={2 3},
  pages={212-7}
}
BACKGROUND Current evidence suggests that information and treatment offered to women post-hysterectomy to prevent osteoporosis are poor. OBJECTIVES To pilot a general practice audit protocol, to assess its ability to identify hysterectomized women and to offer appropriate information on fracture prevention. METHOD A pilot audit study was designed to assess advice offered to hysterectomized women aged 25-64 years. Data on ovarian status were evaluated. Women were recalled for counselling if… CONTINUE READING