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Applying the teach-back tool - Medical Observer
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Medical & health articles pdf 485 KB 14 May 2018

In this ‘Talking Women’ article for Medical Observer, senior research fellow Alison Beauchamp, discusses the method ‘teach-back’ to improve the health outcomes of a consultation.

Diagnosing endometriosis - Medical Observer
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Medical & health articles pdf 488 KB 18 August 2015

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.

Endometriosis - fact sheet

Fact sheets pdf 286 KB 01 November 2016

Endometriosis Care Centre of Australia

External Links 10 March 2014

Endometriosis and Pelvic Pain

Books $25.00Available in the shop

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.

Endometriosis and pelvic pain webinar

External Links 01 September 2015

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.

Endometriosis health professional tool
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Tools pdf 1 MB 01 September 2016

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.

Let’s not normalise period pain - Medical Observer
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Medical & health articles pdf 660 KB 19 March 2018

In this ‘Talking Women’ article for Medical Observer, Jean Hailes gynaecologist Dr Janine Manwaring discusses endometriosis and pelvic pain.

Pelvic Pain Foundation of Australia

External Links 26 March 2015

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: a silent epidemic - Jean Hailes Magazine

Medical & health articles pdf 368 KB 15 August 2013

Pelvic pain affects up to 1 in 10 women and is abnormal pain below the belly button.

Period pain & symptom diary

Tools pdf 279 KB 10 November 2016

The period pain & symptom diary is an excellent resource to help young girls manage and understand their periods. It allows them to keep a record of their periods, especially to track pain, and is a useful tool to use when explaining symptoms to their doctor.

Persistent pelvic pain - Medical Observer
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Medical & health articles pdf 908 KB 01 February 2016

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.

Understanding endometriosis

Booklets pdf 2 MB 10 November 2016

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.

Women with endometriosis need support, not judgement - The Conversation article

External Links 12 March 2015

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.

Causes of pelvic pain - Health Professional webinar
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Webinar 50 mins 30 March 2017

Jean Hailes gynaecologist Dr Janine Manwaring presents a practical framework for the clinical assessment and management of pelvic pain.

Endometriosis & fertility - Health Professional webinar
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Webinar 30 September 2012

This is a webinar for GPs and Health Professionals. Presented by Dr Jim Tsaltas, Laparascopic Surgeon, topics of discussion include the definition, prevalence and symptoms of endometriosis as well as how this condition impacts psychosocial factors and quality of life.

Endometriosis - Back to basics - Dr Elizabeth Farrell

Videos 3 mins 17 November 2016

Jean Hailes Gynaecologist, Dr Elizabeth Farrell gives a brief overview of the symptoms, management and treatment options for endometriosis.

Endometriosis: diagnosis & management - Health Professional webinar
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Webinar 1.5 hours 21 June 2016

Further your knowledge and skills in the diagnosis and management of this complex condition. Presenters include two gynaecologists and a psychologist.

Period pain - webinar

Webinar 01 September 2015

In this short webinar, Dr Elizabeth Farrell, Jean Hailes gynaecologist discusses the causes and treatment of this very common and recurring condition, and also talks about PMS (premenstrual syndrome).

Understanding endometriosis - video

Videos 11 mins 22 March 2014

Endometriosis is a common condition that can cause pelvic pain, infertility and negatively affect quality of life. Dr Elizabeth Farrell, Medical Director at Jean Hailes Medical Centre, explains some important points of this health condition.

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