An Updated Review of of Evidence to Discourage Douching

  title={An Updated Review of of Evidence to Discourage Douching},
  author={B. Cottrell},
  journal={MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing},
  • B. Cottrell
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine
  • MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing
  • Purpose:To review current studies on vaginal douching.Data Sources: MEDLINE PubMed, CINAHL, and Cochrane databases from 2002 to 2008 using MeSh terms "vaginal AND irrigation or vaginal and douching" from 2002 to 2003 and "vaginal douching" and "vaginal douching and adverse effects" from 2004 to 2008.Study Selection: MEDLINE PubMed included 156 records, CINAHL 15, and Cochrane 10. Articles in English were reviewed, and those pertaining to vaginal douching and reproductive and gynecologic… CONTINUE READING
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