All women with abnormal genital tract bleeding should have gynaecological examination

BMJ 1998; 316 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.316.7124.71 (Published 03 January 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;316:71
  1. Kirki J Chin, Senior registrar in obstetrics and gynaecologya
  1. a Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff CF4 4XW

    Editor—Everett is concerned that “many thousands of women who miscarry may be excluded from important health planning processes,” and he attempts to quantify and monitor miscarriage rates.1 He may be setting a wrong precedent by relying on ultrasonography and ignoring the value of a gynaecological examination.

    All women with abnormal …

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