PCOS Essay

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1 Running head: RESTORING OVULATION IN PCOS 2 RESTORING OVULATION IN PCOS Clomiphene Versus Metformin for Restoring Ovulation in Women with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Daniel Kendall DNP-S, Brandi Knierim DNP-S, & Molly Hilzendeger DNP-S University of Mary NUR 720 Clomiphene Versus Metformin for Restoring Ovulation in Women with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is a leading cause of infertility that is caused by anovulation (Baran, Api, Goksedef, & Cetin, 2010). Anovulatory infertility affects 4-8% of reproductive age women (Baran et al., 2010). This paper will review available literature to investigate the use of metformin versus the use of clomiphene in restoring ovulation for women…show more content…
When looking for accurate results, pairing keywords together did help produce articles that were more specific to our medication choices we were analyzing. Below in tables, our keyword choices are shown with the different search engines used, and the number of articles that were found. One articles were found, we had to use exclusion data of making sure current information was used, and that full articles were searched. Polycystic ovarian syndrome AND metformin Limiters: Full Text; Scholarly Journals; English Search Results: 138 Academic Search Premier 70 CINAHL Complete 13 Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 0 EBSCO MegaFILE 42 Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition 14 MEDLINE with Full Text 0 Polycystic ovarian syndrome AND clomiphene Limiters: Full Text; Scholarly Journals; English Search Results: 106 Academic Search Premier 62 CINAHL Complete 9 Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 0 EBSCO MegaFILE 30 Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition 9 MEDLINE with Full Text 0 Polycystic ovarian syndrome AND clomiphene AND metformin AND restoring ovulation Limiters: Full Text; Scholarly Journals; English Search Results: Initial search did not yield any results; SmartText 1196 Academic Search Premier 529 CINAHL Complete 106 Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 0 EBSCO MegaFILE 408 Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition 153

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