Recommendation. Digital vaginal examination at intervals of four hours is recommended for routine assessment of active first stage of labour in.
Digital vaginal examinations should be avoided until labor is initiated; however, fetal presentation should be documented to avoid discovering.
In mammals, the vagina is the elastic, muscular part of the female genital tract. In humans, it .. After the digital examination of the vagina is complete, the speculum, an instrument to visualize internal structures, is carefully inserted to make the.