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Evid Based Nurs 5:83 doi:10.1136/ebn.5.3.83
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Effects of hormone therapy on health related quality of life in postmenopausal women with CAD differed according to presence of menopausal symptoms

Hormone therapy v placebo for postmenopausal women with coronary artery disease

Mean change in scores (hormone therapy v placebo, p value)
Outcomes at 3 years All patients Patients with flushing symptoms Patients with no flushing symptoms
†p Values not reported.
Physical function –4.4 v –3.1† –3.1 v –2.2, p=0.42 –4.2 v –3.3, p=0.04
Energy/fatigue –4.6 v –3.0† –2.3 v –2.4, p=0.99 –4.6 v –3.1, p=0.03
Mental health –0.2 v –0.9† +2.6 v –0.5, p=0.04 –0.6 v –1.1, p=0.40
Depressive symptoms No data available† –0.5 v +0.007, p=0.01 –0.08 v +0.06, p=0.08

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