Final Recommendation Statement: Screening for Gynecologic Conditions With Pelvic Examination

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force released today a final recommendation statement on screening for gynecologic conditions with pelvic examination. The Task Force concludes that more research is needed to recommend for or against performing pelvic examinations in adult women without any signs or symptoms. To view the recommendation and the evidence on which it is based, please go to http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/Page/Document/UpdateSummaryFinal/gynecological-conditions-screening-with-the-pelvic-examination. The final recommendation statement can also be found in the March 7 online issue of JAMA.