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Key practice points and expert advice for health professionals

This column is a growing hub for providing relevant and practical advice from Jean Hailes experts in easy-to-digest formats including videos, checklists and case studies.

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Content on this page is intended only for health professionals.

Testosterone therapy for hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD)

Professor Susan Davis is a National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia Senior Principal Research Fellow and Professor of Women's Health in the School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, at Monash University. In this podcast for health professionals, she discusses testosterone therapy as a treatment option for hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSSD).

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Jean Hailes endocrinologist Dr Sonia Davison

Non-hormonal options for menopause management

In this Healthed podcast Jean Hailes endocrinologist Dr Sonia Davison discusses non-hormonal therapies for vasomotor symptoms at menopause, other options for the treatment of sleep and mood disturbances at menopause, and options for the management of troublesome genitourinary symptoms at menopause.

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Jean Hailes gynaecologist Dr Elizabeth Farrell

Heavy menstrual bleeding: an update

In this podcast, Jean Hailes gynaecologist Dr Elizabeth Farrell speaks about the new Heavy Menstrual Bleeding Clinical Care Standard produced by the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care and how to appropriately assess and care for women experiencing heavy menstrual bleeding.

In addition to the clinical care standard, there is the health professional tool and fact sheets for clinicians and consumers.

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Menopause: the consultation

Jean Hailes endocrinologist Dr Rosie Worsley gives her tips for a successful consultation with a woman who is experiencing menopausal symptoms.

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MHT: is there cause for concern?

President of the IMS Professor Susan Davis responds to The Lancet paper, a meta analysis on hormonal factors in breast cancer and menopause hormone therapy.

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Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS): the consultation

In this video, Dr Rosie Worsley discusses what might alert a clinician to undiagnosed PCOS and also some of the key points for consideration in a consultation, once a woman has a diagnosis of PCOS.

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When to refer a menopause patient

Dr Elizabeth Farrell discusses when to refer a menopause patient to see a specialist.

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Read about our telehealth service or refer a patient to Jean Hailes.

Dr Elizabeth Farrell, gynaecologist at Jean Hailes

Using a menopause symptom scale in your practice

Dr Elizabeth Farrell, gynaecologist at Jean Hailes, talks about how you can use a menopause symptom scale in your clinical practice as a way of assessing treatment outcomes.

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The Green Climacteric scale is an example of a menopause symptom scale to use in your practice. For more information refer to the Diagnosing menopause information sheet.

Dyspareunia: Points to keep in mind

Jean Hailes pelvic floor physiotherapist Janetta Webb, provides clinicians with some important things to remember when seeing a women with symptoms of dyspareunia.

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