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Learning module: helping patients with period pain

period pain


Module Summary

Debra Holloway, nurse consultant in gynaecology, will discuss the symptoms, causes, and ways to treat dysmenorrhea.

Learning Objectives

This module will allow you to:

  • be able to define and identify the causes of dysmenorrhea (period pain)
  • know what advice to give
  • understand what and when to refer on

Author

Debra Holloway is a nurse consultant gynaecology at Guys and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust

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