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Screening for Menopause
The purpose of screening is early diagnosis and treatment. Screening tests are usually administered to people without current symptoms, but who may be at high risk for certain diseases or conditions.
Because menopause is a natural process in every woman’s life, there are no screening guidelines for menopause.
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Menopause. National Institute on Aging website. Available at: http://www.nia.nih.gov/health/publication/menopause. Updated February 13, 2014. Accessed February 27, 2014.
Menopause. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists website. Available at: http://www.acog.org/~/media/For%20Patients/faq047.pdf?dmc=1&ts=20130416T1306377302. Updated February 2013. Accessed February 27, 2014.
- Reviewer: Kim A. Carmichael, MD, FACP
- Review Date: 03/2015
- Update Date: 03/15/2015