Pelvic examinations

Pelvic examinations

Not the oldest profession

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Wendy Barrett
Michele Dore
Amyra Braha
Lisa McCaskell
Edition: 
Vol 6, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1985
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article consists of an interview with two women about problems they encountered while working for a professional patient teaching program. 

Improving women's experience during speculum examinations at routine gynaecological visits: randomised clinical trial

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Dean A Seehusen
Dawn R Johnson
J Scott Earwood
Sankar N Sethuraman
Jamie Cornali
Kelly Gillespie
Maria Doria
Edwin Farnell IV
Jason Lanham
Publisher: 
BMJ
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
London, UK

Examines whether standardised method of leg positioning without stirrups reduces physical discomfort and sense of vulnerability and increases sense of control among women undergoing speculum examination.

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ISSN 09598138 (Print)
ISSN 14685833 (Electronic)
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Includes bibliographical references.

Preparing your daughter for her first pelvic exam

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English
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Online
Author: 
Kristin Jenkins
Publisher: 
Canadian Health Network
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Presents the responses, made by two pediatric and adolescent gynaecologists, during an interview which discussed the most common concerns parents may have about their daughter's first pelvic examination.

Pap tests and cervical health: a healthy habit for you

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English
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Online
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National Cancer Institute
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Bethesda, MD

Describes what happens during a Pap test.

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Regular check-ups

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
Women's Health Matters
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Explains what happens during a vaginal exam performed as part of a regular medical check-up. Gives reasons for getting a check-up, and advises women on preparing for their medical examination.

My first pelvic exam

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English
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Paper
Online
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Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada
Publisher: 
Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Details what young women can expect when they have their first pelvic exam and Pap test.

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