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Hormone replacement therapy: an update

Hormone replacement therapy: an update

Women's health

Kathy Abernethy
MClinSci RN
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Northwick Park Hospital

In 2011, what has changed with regard to hormone replacement therapy (HRT)? What do we know about HRT that will reassure health professionals and what advice should be offered to women needing advice?

It is now nearly 10 years since the initial results of the Women's Health Initiative Studies were published.1 This and subsequent studies led to a change in the perceived safety of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) by health professionals and women in the UK.

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