A clinical audit of the number of vaginal examinations in labor: a NOVEL idea.

@article{Borders2012ACA,
  title={A clinical audit of the number of vaginal examinations in labor: a NOVEL idea.},
  author={Noelle Borders and Robyn Lawton and Shannon R Martin},
  journal={Journal of midwifery & women's health},
  year={2012},
  volume={57 2},
  pages={139-44}
}
INTRODUCTION Clinical practice audits present an opportunity for providers to examine and reflect on their practice. Vaginal examinations are an integral part of intrapartum care but can be uncomfortable for women and can increase the risk of chorioamnionitis. Thus, vaginal examinations should be performed thoughtfully and for necessary reasons. METHODS A busy midwifery service at a large academic center underwent an audit of the number of vaginal examinations performed in labor for 205 women… CONTINUE READING
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