Omaha, NE (March 10, 2014) - There are a variety of symptoms that women deal with when they go through menopause. Healthcare staffing agency, Aureus Medical Group, provides some facts about women and menopause on travel nursing assignments.
As a travel nurse, you can help your patients deal with these adjustments, which may be both medical and mental. Ensure the best for those you are treating by educating yourself on the symptoms that are associated with this life change.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services defines menopause as the time when females stop experiencing their menstrual periods. This is the result of a lack of estrogen and progesterone being produced by the ovaries. In the time leading up to menopause, women go through perimenopause, which is when most of the difficult symptoms begin to show themselves. Once the transition is complete, a female is no longer able to get pregnant. This generally happens between the ages of 40 and 55, with an average age of 51.
The hormonal changes women experience in the time prior to and during menopause lead to a great deal of side effects. While all females are likely to have unique reactions to the adjustment, there are some symptoms you may want to bring to the attention of patients you are working with on travel nursing jobs. Hot flashes are one of the most well-known issues women may deal with in perimenopause, so let's discuss a lesser-known factor.
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About Aureus Medical Group:
Aureus Medical Group is a national leader in healthcare staffing specializing in the successful placement of Nursing, Advanced Practice, Cardiopulmonary, Diagnostic Imaging, Medical Laboratory, Neurodiagnostics, Radiation Oncology, and Rehabilitation Therapy professionals, as well as Physicians, in hospitals and medical facilities nationwide. With more than 30 years of experience, Aureus Medical offers a full range of staffing options, including national contract (travel), local contract, and direct hire. Aureus Medical is the largest affiliate of Omaha-based C&A Industries, a leading provider of human capital management solutions for more than 45 years.