Correlation between visual examination of the cervix and digital examination

@article{Pereira2005CorrelationBV,
  title={Correlation between visual examination of the cervix and digital examination},
  author={L. Pereira and R. Gould and J. Pelham and J. Goldberg},
  journal={The Journal of Maternal-Fetal \& Neonatal Medicine},
  year={2005},
  volume={17},
  pages={223 - 227}
}
Objective. To determine the correlation between visual assessment of the cervix and digital examination. Methods. Prospective study of patients presenting to Labor and Delivery. Exclusion criteria were preterm premature ruptured membranes (PPROM) and placenta previa. Visual and digital assessments of cervical dilation, effacement, position, and station of fetal presenting part were made. Correlation between visual and digital examinations was measured using Spearman rank correlation coefficient… Expand
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Intrapartum fetal monitoring
Examination of the cervix.
Prevention of preterm birth

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