Resources

  • References

    Coco AS. Primary dysmenorrhea.
    Am Fam Physician. 1999;60:489-496.


    Dysmenorrhea. Cleveland Clinic website. Available at:
    http://my.clevelandclinic.org/disorders/dysmenorrhea/hic%5Fdysmenorrhea.aspx. Updated October 5, 2012. Accessed September 5, 2013.


    Dysmenorrhea. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at:
    http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed. Updated June 3, 2013. Accessed September 5, 2013.


    Menstrual cycle problems. American Academy of Family Physicians website. Available at:
    http://familydoctor.org/familydoctor/en/health-tools/search-by-symptom/menstrual-cycle-problems.html. Accessed September 5, 2013.


    Dysmenorrhea: symptoms. American Academy of Family Physicians' FamilyDoctor.org website. Available at:
    http://familydoctor.org/familydoctor/en/diseases-conditions/dysmenorrhea/symptoms.html. Updated January 2011. Accessed January 9, 2012.


    French L. Dysmenorrhea.
    Am Fam Physician. 2005;71:285-291.
    Available at:
    http://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0115/p285.html. Accessed September 5, 2013.


    Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID): CDC fact sheet. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website. Available at:
    http://www.cdc.gov/std/pid/stdfact-pid.htm. Updated September 28, 2011. Accessed September 5, 2013.


    9/30/2008 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance
    http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed: Witt CM, Reinhold T, Brinkhaus B, et al. Acupuncture in patients with dysmenorrhea: a randomized study on clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness in usual care.
    Am J Obstet Gynecol.
    2008;198:166.e1-8.

    4/15/2014 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance
    http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed: Osayande AS, Mehulic S. Diagnosis and initial management of dysmenorrhea. Am Fam Physician. 2014;89(5):341-346.

    6/18/2014 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance
    http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed: Kannan P, Claydon LS. Some physiotherapy treatments may relieve menstrual pain in women with primary dysmenorrhea: a systematic review. J Physiother. 2014;60(1):13-21.

  • Resources

    American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

    http://www.acog.org

    FamilyDoctor.org—American Academy of Family Physicians

    http://familydoctor.org

  • Canadian Resources

    Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada

    http://www.sogc.org

    Women's Health Matters

    http://www.womenshealthmatters.ca