Older Women’s Health
From the Journal
Despite the fear and negativity surrounding the use of vaginal estrogen, it is safe and effective for the treatment of vaginal dryness in most postmenopausal women.
The WHNP is ideally situated to consider adding telehealth services for older women as part of preventive healthcare and chronic health condition management.
The high rates of mortality from the Covid-19 pandemic are now creating even more widows and the mortality risk for widows almost doubles in the first 3 months following widowhood.
Even when patients are diagnosed with increased fracture risk, many choose not to take medication because of concerns about rare risks that are often sensationalized in the media.