Is Pelvic Exam in the Emergency Department Useful?

Women with undifferentiated abdominal pain and/or vaginal bleeding commonly present to the emergency department. ┬áMany textbooks advocate for the pelvic exam as an essential part of the history and physical exam. Performance of this portion of the exam is time consuming to the physician and uncomfortable for the patient. It is with great regularity that … Continue reading Is Pelvic Exam in the Emergency Department Useful?