Coping with menstruation: understanding the needs of women with Parkinson's disease.

@article{Tolson2002CopingWM,
  title={Coping with menstruation: understanding the needs of women with Parkinson's disease.},
  author={Debbie Tolson and Valerie Fleming and Elgin Schartau},
  journal={Journal of advanced nursing},
  year={2002},
  volume={40 5},
  pages={513-21}
}
AIMS To understand how women with Parkinson's disease (PD) experience and cope with menstruation and associated gynaecological problems, and adjustments to womanhood. This paper focuses on menstruation. RATIONALE Unique hormonal fluctuations are known to affect women with idiopathic PD, however, our understanding of the impact of these changes on daily lives and opportunities for nursing support are limited. METHODS Descriptive multiple case study design was adopted, and data collection… CONTINUE READING

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