Clinical inquiry: do annual pelvic exams benefit asymptomatic women who receive regular Pap smears?
Gold, E.; Guthmann, R.; Plonka, C.
Journal of Family Practice 64(1): 51
No evidence exists to support a clinical benefit from annual pelvic examinations for asymptomatic women who receive Pap smears every 3 to 5 years. However, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) committee on gynecologic practice recommends annual pelvic exams.