Estimating menstrual blood loss in women with normal and excessive menstrual fluid volume.

@article{Fraser2001EstimatingMB,
  title={Estimating menstrual blood loss in women with normal and excessive menstrual fluid volume.},
  author={Ian Stewart Fraser and Pam Warner and Panos Marantos},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={2001},
  volume={98 5 Pt 1},
  pages={806-14}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine the relationship between total fluid volume at menstruation and the volume of blood loss, and to assess the feasibility of using total fluid volume to estimate menstrual blood loss. METHODS Fifty-three women were studied over two menstrual periods each. Hemoglobin in menstrual pads and tampons was measured using the alkaline hematin technique; total menstrual fluid volume was simultaneously measured using a weighing technique and meticulous care to avoid evaporation… CONTINUE READING
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