Monday, June 30, 2014

Are routine pelvic exams indicated?

The American College of Physicians has published new guidelines which suggest that the routine pelvic examination in an average risk, asymptomatic woman serves no useful purpose.  This is a controversial position, and one with which many physicians disagree.  I was asked my opinion by the MedPageToday website, and responded in a video interview included on its piece on the subject, on Sanjay Gupta, MD's blog:

ACP: No Need for Routine Pelvic Exams

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