Women's decision making during the menopausal transition.

  title={Women's decision making during the menopausal transition.},
  author={Rosemary Theroux},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners},
  volume={22 11},
PURPOSE To describe women's experiences during decision making about hormonal and nonhormonal therapies during the menopausal transition. DATA SOURCES Transcripts from 21 semi-structured audio taped interviews with seven peri- and postmenopausal women who had a recently visited a nurse practitioner (NP) and were making a decision about menopausal management. CONCLUSIONS Decision making was a nonlinear process in which women considered available options, weighed benefits and risks and likely… CONTINUE READING