Additional Resources

Resources For Clinicians:

Clinical Guidelines

Elmaoğulları S, Aycan Z. Abnormal Uterine Bleeding in Adolescents. J Clin Res Pediatr Endocrinol. 2018;10(3):191-197. OPEN ACCESS
Moon LM, Perez-Milicua G, Dietrich JE. Evaluation and management of heavy menstrual bleeding in adolescents. Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol. 2017;29(5):328-336.
Haamid F, Sass AE, Dietrich JE. Heavy Menstrual Bleeding in Adolescents. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2017;30(3):335-340.
Zia A, Rajpurkar M. Challenges of diagnosing and managing the adolescent with heavy menstrual bleeding. Thromb Res. 2016;143:91-100.
ACOG Committee Opinion No. 651: Menstruation in Girls and Adolescents: Using the Menstrual Cycle as a Vital Sign. Obstet Gynecol. 2015;126(6):e143-146.
Deligeoroglou E, Karountzos V, Creatsas G. Abnormal uterine bleeding and dysfunctional uterine bleeding in pediatric and adolescent gynecology. Gynecol Endocrinol. 2013;29(1):74-78.
Braverman PK, Breech L. American Academy of Pediatrics. Clinical report–gynecologic examination for adolescents in the pediatric office setting. Pediatrics. 2010;126(3):583-590.

Systematic Reviews

Herbert AC, Ramirez AM, Lee G, et al. Puberty Experiences of Low-Income Girls in the United States: A Systematic Review of Qualitative Literature From 2000 to 2014. J Adolesc Health. 2017;60(4):363-379.
Levonorgestrel-Releasing Intrauterine System (52 mg) for Idiopathic Heavy Menstrual Bleeding: A Health Technology Assessment. Ont Health Technol Assess Ser. 2016;16(18):1-119. OPEN ACCESS

Experimental Studies

Srivaths LV, Dietrich JE, Yee DL, Sangi-Haghpeykar H, Mahoney D, Jr. Oral Tranexamic Acid versus Combined Oral Contraceptives for Adolescent Heavy Menstrual Bleeding: A Pilot Study. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2015;28(4):254-257.

Observational Studies

Dietrich JE, Yee DL, Santos XM, et al. Assessment of an Electronic Intervention in Young Women with Heavy Menstrual Bleeding. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2017;30(2):243-246.
Duran J, Lasky JL, 3rd, Rodgers C. Use of a Pediatric Bleeding Questionnaire in the Screening of Von Willebrand Disease in Young Females at Menarche in the Primary Care Setting. J Pediatr Health Care. 2016;30(5):408-413.
Rajpurkar M, O’Brien SH, Haamid FW, Cooper DL, Gunawardena S, Chitlur M. Heavy Menstrual Bleeding as a Common Presenting Symptom of Rare Platelet Disorders: Illustrative Case Examples. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2016;29(6):537-541.
Dowlut-McElroy T, Williams KB, Carpenter SL, Strickland JL. Menstrual Patterns and Treatment of Heavy Menstrual Bleeding in Adolescents with Bleeding Disorders. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2015;28(6):499-501.
Seravalli V, Linari S, Peruzzi E, Dei M, Paladino E, Bruni V. Prevalence of hemostatic disorders in adolescents with abnormal uterine bleeding. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2013;26(5):285-289.

Resources For Patients:

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Frequently Asked Questions for Heavy Menstrual Bleeding:
National Library of Medicine MedlinePlus Health Topic Vaginal Bleeding:
National Library of Medicine MedlinePlus Von Willebrand Disease:
Nemours TeensHealth Abnormal Uterine Bleeding:
UpToDate Patient Education: