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Vaginal examination provides a variety of information, such as fetal presentation, position and descent of the presenting part along with information on cervical effacement, consistency and dilatation of the cervix (Thorpe & Anderson, 2006).
KAMUELA, HAWAII -- Patients who received cerclage for advanced cervical effacement and/or dilation delivered their babies nearly 5 weeks closer to term than those treated with bed rest in an historical cohort analysis at Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland.