Caring for women with polycystic ovary syndrome.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common endocrine disorder affecting reproductive-age women. PCOS causes hyperandrogenism and anovulation and increases the risk of multiple health conditions including infertility, diabetes mellitus, and cardiovascular disease. This article outlines current recommendations for diagnostic testing, treatment options, and holistic care of the woman with PCOS.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Pereira, K; Kreider, KE

Published Date

  • February 2017

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 42 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 39 - 47

PubMed ID

  • 27175966

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1538-8662

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0361-1817

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/01.npr.0000480586.24537.64


  • eng