A randomised controlled trial comparing a dilating vaginal speculum with a conventional bivalve speculum

@article{Thomas2001ARC,
  title={A randomised controlled trial comparing a dilating vaginal speculum with a conventional bivalve speculum},
  author={A M Thomas and Edith Weisberg and D Lieberman and Ian Stewart Fraser},
  journal={Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology},
  year={2001},
  volume={41}
}
Cervical smears are traditionally taken with the aid of a metal or disposable plastic bivalve speculum. Many women complain of discomfort with these specula. This study compares the efficacy and women's experiences of a new ‘dilating speculum’ called the Veda‐scope1‘11’, with a conventional metal bivalve speculum (Pederson). 
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