That’s Horrifyingly Educational 

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010

Apparently, it’s common practice for medical students to perform pelvic exams on anesthetized patients, without ever obtaining consent. A 2003 interview with Dr. Michael Greger has been republished, and talks in-depth about the practice. Here’s the topper:

Women can write on their bikini line, “I do not give consent for medical students to practice pelvic exams on me” in marker. Then as soon as the clothes come off or the robe is lifted and all the medical students are getting on their latex gloves they can see that message. And that will stop them.


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