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The effect of video information on anxiety levels in women attending colposcopy: a randomized controlled trial
TLDR
Additional information (video) before colposcopy did not significantly reduce anxiety, depression, and expected or experienced pain, as measured by the STAI, HADS and NRS in patients attending their first Colposcopy appointment, however, most patients positively appreciated the video information, which may reduce the anxiety of extremely anxious patients.
Screening for persistent high-risk HPV infections may be a valuable screening method for young women; A retrospective cohort study
TLDR
Women with a persistent hrHPV infection in their 20s, show an increased prevalence of HSIL lesions in their early 30s, which can be used to reduce the future prevalence of cervical cancer in young women.