STANLEY N. SCHWARTZ, M.D.
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To the editor: To Dr. Magee's suggestions on the pelvic plight (Ann Intern Med 83:563-564, 1975) I would add a thought given to me in medical school by an old master of gynecology: let your patient sit up a bit during the pelvic examination. By simply elevating the head of the table to about 30°, the patient can look at the physician, if she likes, rather than the ceiling. Her pelvis will remain horizontal if a standard examining table is used, and, as long as the patient is not very obese, the examination will in no way be impeded. Many
SCHWARTZ SN. Pelvic Examinations Eye-to-Eye. Ann Intern Med. 1976;84:344. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-84-3-344_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1976;84(3):344.
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