The Patient with Non-Pregnancy-Associated Vaginal Bleeding.

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The Patient with Non-Pregnancy-Associated Vaginal Bleeding.

Emerg Med Clin North Am. 2019 May;37(2):153-164

Authors: Dyne PL, Miller TA

Abnormal uterine bleeding (AUB) unrelated to pregnancy affects 20% to 30% of women at some point in life and is a common emergency department (ED) and urgent care (UC) presentation. AUB is a complex condition with extensive terminology, broad differential diagnosis, and numerous treatment options, yet few published evidence-based guidelines. In the ED or UC setting most affected patients are often more frustrated than acutely ill. These factors can make for a challenging patient encounter in the EC/UC setting. This article reviews acute and chronic AUB in the nonpregnant patient and suggests a simplified approach for its evaluation and management.

PMID: 30940364 [PubMed - in process]

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