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Endometriosis has an alarming rate of delay in diagnosis.
As Dr Jim Tsaltas Gynaecologist and Laparoscopic Surgeon, explains in this Medical Observer article, timely laparoscopic diagnosis and treatment of endometriosis is key to limiting complications.
Updated second edition, 2015.
Endometriosis and Pelvic Pain, written by Dr Susan Evans with Deborah Bush QSM, is an easy-to-read and practical guide that answers the questions you have always wanted to ask about endometriosis. What is it? Will I be able to have children? Do I need an operation? How can I help myself? Some women have bad periods but are otherwise well. Others have many problems including an irritable bowel (IBS), migraine headaches, bladder issues, sharp, stabbing pains or painful sex. This book helps you live well without pain.
This webinar is presented by Women’s Health Queensland Wide and covers the symptoms and management of pelvic pain (including pain associated endometriosis) for women.
This evidence-based tool for the assessment and management of endometriosis has been informed by the latest research and clinical expertise. It can act as a quick reference tool to guide initial diagnosis of endometriosis, provide guidance for ongoing management, and highlights practice points and key messages.
The Pelvic Pain Foundation of Australia is a not-for-profit body formed to promote education and research in the area of pelvic pain.
Pelvic pain affects up to 1 in 10 women and is abnormal pain below the belly button.
Read our latest Medical Observer article about persistent pelvic pain, in which Gynaecologist Dr Susan Evans details key clinical questions to help in the assessment of this common and debilitating condition.
This booklet is an introduction to the condition of endometriosis and is ideal for girls and women who have been newly diagnosed. Fourteen pages of text and diagrams that explain endometriosis in clear and easy to understand language, that will provide you, as well as your family, partner and friends with a trusted resource to better understand this long term and often complex condition.
Known for years as the “career woman’s disease” based on the idea that women without children develop disease in their reproductive organs, endometriosis is a painful condition thought to affect one in ten women worldwide.