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Vaginal speculum examinations without stirrups

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Jul 22, 2006 ... The pelvic examination using a vaginal speculum is one of the most common medical procedures performed by doctors and experienced by ...

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

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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 ...

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 ...

Pelvic Exams - KidsHealth

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A pelvic exam is where a doctor or nurse practitioner looks at a girl's reproductive ... You'll bend your knees and rest your feet in two stirrups, which are metal ...

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.

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 ...

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

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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?

Gynecologic Examination for Adolescents in the Pediatric Office ...

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Most adolescents do not need an internal examination involving a speculum or .... the use of stirrups is preferred when performing a speculum examination to ...

Sexuality | Stories by teens - Back in the Stirrups—Again

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Back in the Stirrups—Again Taking the pelvic exam, step-by-step. By Madeleine Gordillo. Your visit to the gynecologist begins like any doctor's ...

Women Prefer Pelvic Exams Without Stirrups - NEJM Journal Watch

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Aug 11, 2006 ... In the U.S., women undergoing gynecologic examinations lie in the dorsal lithotomy position with their feet in stirrups, whereas in the U.K. and ...

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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 ...

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 ...

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.