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Decision Tree of Col et al for Hormone Replacement Therapy in Postmenopausal Women

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Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics
Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology

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Description:

Col et al developed a decision tree (partitioning diagram) to help determine if a postmenopausal woman should receive hormone replacement therapy. Women whose life expectancy is predicted to increase by 6 months or more are considered candidates for hormone replacement therapy. Women who are not considered candidates for hormone replacement therapy may show either a 0-5 month predicted increase in life expectancy or decrease in life expectancy if therapy is started.

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