As always, thanks for watching! Scissor the fingers to assess the septum, which normally is firm and pliable.
The bimanual and rectovaginal exams are performed to more thoroughly evaluate the patient's cervix, uterus, ovaries, rectum and other pelvic structures.
In fact, performing bimanual assessment first ensures that the patient is as relaxed as possible before this most physically invasive part of the pelvic examination.
Finally, in this third presentation we reviewed how to perform bimanual assessment of the pelvic organs and the rectovaginal evaluation.