Doctor group urges against gynecological pelvic exams
'Routine pelvic examination a rarely detects important disease and does not reduce mortality and is associated with discomfort for many women, false positive and negative examinations and extra cost,' said Dr. Linda Humphrey, a co-author of the American College of Physicians' new guideline.
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#1 Jul 1, 2014
From TOPIX: The male doctors want more, females doctor advice against it, obviously the men want to keep their hand in. HELLO!!!!
Medical group urges against gynecological pelvic exams; other doctors disagree
Routine pelvic examination rarely detects important disease and does not reduce mortality and is associated with discomfort for many women, false positive and negative examinations and extra cost,' said Dr. Linda Humphrey, a co-author of the American College of Physicians new guideline.
But Dr. David Fishman, a gynecologic oncologist at Mount Sinai Hospital, notes,The bimanual/rectovaginal examination not only detects asymptomatic gynecologic disease but also diseases of the colon and rectum.' <This is a LIE..
#2 Jul 1, 2014
Excellent article Pailrider , you should post it on male gynecologist so Male OB can read it !
#3 Jul 1, 2014
It was posted today on topix, copy is on the other board. Note that the men want to carry on with pelvic exams, can't think why lol.
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