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Clinical practice guidelines (CPG) hold great potential for providing a summary of large volumes of clinical evidence and a related set of practical recommendations. This article is part of an ongoing series presenting individual CPGs, with a summary and brief critique. The topic addressed by the two CPGs reviewed this month is the management of perimenopause and menopause. Combined, they provide guidance on the initial assessment, ongoing assessment, and pharmacologie management of menopause, as well as a comprehensive counseling program to facilitate informed decision making by women as they experience menopause.