Comparison of effects of digital vaginal examination with transperineal ultrasound during labor on pain and anxiety levels: a randomized controlled trial

Seval, M. M.
Yuce, T.
Aker, S. S.
Objective To evaluate whether routine vaginal examination during labor is associated with increased levels of anxiety and pain compared with transperineal ultrasound assessment.


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M. M. Seval et al., “Comparison of effects of digital vaginal examination with transperineal ultrasound during labor on pain and anxiety levels: a randomized controlled trial,” ULTRASOUND IN OBSTETRICS & GYNECOLOGY, pp. 695–700, 2016, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: