Better Cervix Visualization at Your Fingertip

December 1, 2005

To better visualize the cervix in large women, use a rubber tube created by cutting off a finger of a large-sized glove and then cutting off the tip of the finger.

To better visualize the cervix in large women, use a rubber tube created by cutting off a finger of a large-sized glove and then cutting off the tip of the finger. Placing this tube over the blades of a Grave speculum helps keep the vaginal side walls retracted.

- Sharel A. Martin, MD
   Tomah, Wis

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