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The Challenging Pelvic Examination

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Jan 12, 2011 ... Little attention has focused on the mechanics of pelvic examination .... A “no- stirrups” method, in which the patient is examined supine with the ...

IMPROVING PELVIC EXAMS:

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Setting up the room. Temperature of the room. Raise head of table/semi- seated position. Select right size speculum. Covers on stirrups. Humorous picture on.

No Stirrups Preferred for Pelvic Examinations - American Academy ...

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Nov 1, 2006 ... Clinical Question: Do women feel more comfortable and less vulnerable if stirrups are not used as part of a speculum examination?

Skip The Stirrups: Doctors Rethink Yearly Pelvic Exams : Shots ...

www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2014/06/30/326703530/skip-the-stirrups-doctors-rethink-yearly-pelvic-exams

Jun 30, 2014 ... The American College of Physicians says annual pelvic exams aren't necessary for healthy women and could be harmful. But not all doctors ...

No more stirrups? Major physician group recommends against ...

www.minnpost.com/second-opinion/2014/07/no-more-stirrups-major-physician-group-recommends-against-routine-pelvic-exam

Jul 1, 2014 ... Could the routine pelvic exam — for decades a central element of a woman's annual visit to her doctor — soon become a thing of the past?

So Long, Stirrups? Doctors Group Nixes Routine Pelvic Exams ...

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Jun 30, 2014 ... It's an annual ritual for millions of American women: Visiting the doctor and lying back for a routine pelvic exam, feet in stirrups. Now the nation's ...

Infected by Unsterile Speculum | Women Against Stirrups

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Aug 6, 2011 ... I often read of women bleeding after a pap smear exam and that's considered ... A vaginal speculum comes into contact with a (usually) intact ...

I Got An OB/GYN Exam In Iran And Was A Little Shocked By The ...

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May 20, 2013 ... “Slide forward and put your feet in the stirrups,” she said in a distant, barely ... She took her sample, removed the speculum, and proceeded to ...

Your First Gynecologist Visit | Scarleteen

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Not all gynecologists or women's health providers will use a chair with stirrups or have you laying on your back for a bimanual exam or speculum exam.

Routine Pap Pelvic Exam: What To Expect | Women to Women

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So if this is your first Pap smear and pelvic exam, relax, we will explain the ... Then, when instructed, you place your feet in the stirrup-style foot rests and lie back ...

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Vaginal speculum examinations without stirrups

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The pelvic examination using a vaginal speculum is one of the most common medical procedures performed by doctors and experienced by women. About 55  ...

Routine gynaecological examination does not require stirrups | The ...

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Jul 20, 2006 ... Vaginal speculum examinations without stirrups. BMJ 2006; 333 ... during speculum examination at routine gynaecological visits: randomised

Vaginal speculum examinations without stirrups | The BMJ

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Jul 20, 2006 ... The pelvic examination using a vaginal speculum is one of the most common medical procedures performed by doctors and experienced by ...