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Screening for Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)
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.
There are no current screening guidelines for premenstrual syndrome.
Premenstrual syndrome. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed. Updated June 14, 2012. Accessed August 24, 2012.
Premenstrual syndrome. American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists website. Available at: http://www.acog.org/Patients/FAQs/Premenstrual-Syndrome-PMS. Accessed August 24, 2012.
Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) fact sheet. Office on Women's Health website. Available at: http://www.womenshealth.gov/publications/our-publications/fact-sheet/premenstrual-syndrome.html. Accessed August 24, 2012.
- Reviewer: Andrea Chisholm, MD
- Review Date: 09/2015
- Update Date: 09/17/2014