May be to enable them to cope with demands of their job

BMJ 1996; 312 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.312.7031.638c (Published 09 March 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;312:638
  1. Frances Griffiths
  1. General practitioner Norton Medical Centre, Norton, Stockton on Tees TS20 1AN

    EDITOR,—A J Isaacs and colleagues suggest that women doctors have a relatively high rate of use of hormone replacement therapy.1 Women doctors do seem to be ahead of an increasing trend for women to take such therapy, but they are perhaps not as far ahead as the authors' review of the literature indicates.

    A study of use of hormone replacement therapy in one general practice (population 14500) carried out at the same time as Isaacs and colleagues' study found …

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