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Is objective testing for menorrhagia in general practice practical? Results from a qualitative study

Abstract:

Objectives: To explore the interpretative character of medical knowledge and the way that clinicians respond to the patient's assertion that her menstrual blood loss is excessive. In particular, we are interested in the boundary between 'normal' and 'abnormal', and whether or not general practitioners would consider conducting objective tests for menorrhagia in their surgeries. We also wanted to explore the extent to which clinicians pay attention to women's subjective accounts of 'heavy' men...

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10.3109/13814780109048778

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Chapple, A More by this author
Journal:
European Journal of General Practice
Volume:
7
Issue:
1
Pages:
13-17
Publication date:
2001
DOI:
EISSN:
1751-1402
ISSN:
1381-4788
URN:
uuid:070ada1e-147c-4564-a755-e4671345dfaf
Source identifiers:
240657
Local pid:
pubs:240657

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