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Evidence-based guideline for the assessment and management of polycystic ovary syndrome [updated 2015] (2011)

Author

Jean Hailes Foundation for Women’s Health

City

Clayton South, Vic

Type

Report

Institution

Jean Hailes Foundation for Women’s Health

 

Description

The Evidence-based guideline for the assessment and management of polycystic ovary syndrome was produced by the Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) Australian Alliance in collaboration with the Jean Hailes Foundation for Women's Health, and funded by the Australian Department of Health and Ageing.

The guideline provides thirty-eight recommendations addressing four key areas:

The guideline also addresses the long-term complications of PCOS including increased risk of diabetes, cardiovascular disease, obesity, depression and anxiety.

Section 7.4 of the guideline, on aromatase inhibitors, was revised in August 2015.

Abstract adapted from Jean Hailes Foundation for Women’s Health

Contact details

Jean Hailes for Women's Health
173 Carinish Road
Clayton Vic 3168
PO Box 1108
Clayton South Vic 3169
Ph: (03) 9562 6771
Ph: 1800 532 642
Fax: (03) 9562 7477
Email: education@jeanhailes.org.au

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