Today, annual pap smears are rarely performed every year, yet, many women continue to confuse a pelvic exam (physical assessment) with a Pap smear (lab test). To address this misperception women's health nurses must educate women about the screening tests offered during an annual exam and why and when they are recommended.
Mother's Day is the time to show your mom some serious love. But how? Most of us love flowers and chocolate. So, consider getting mom a little of both. What we really treasure, though, is the priceless gift of time and conversation. And there are few things more important to talk about than your mom's health.