Menorrhagia-Specific Screening Tool

Authors/developersPhilipp CS, Faiz A, Dowling NF, Beckman M, Owens S, Ayers C, Bachmann G


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N.B.: These scores are posted with the permission of the developers.

A short, easy-to-use tool to help identify women with unexplained menorrhagia who require further laboratory investigations. The target population is women with menorrhagia.

Contact person:
CS Philipp: [email protected]

Date of this review: August 26, 2013
Updated: April, 2014


Overall utility:


1 . Time to complete: 5–10 minutes

2.  Equipment/space required: None

3.  Training required: Not identified

4.  Cost: None

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Psychometric properties:

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Convergent validity

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Languages studied: English

Groups tested: Adolescent and adult women with menorrhagia1

Age: Adolescents and adults

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  1. Philipp CS Evaluation of a screening tool for bleeding disorders in a US multisite cohort of women with menorrhagia. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2011; 204: 209.e1-7.
  2. Philipp CS Development of a screening tool for identifying women with menorrhagia for hemostatic evaluation. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2008; 98: 163.e1-163.e8.