VIA procedure Ė History taking
The interpretation of the VIA test findings and subsequent management depend on the womanís age, menstrual and obstetric history, history of previous cervical cancer screening, and the presence of any other associated morbidities. It is important to record the complete contact details of the woman. Obtain the relevant information about the following:
- Obstetric history
- Date of last menstruation
- History of previous cervical cancer screening, if any
- Presence of symptoms such as persistent foul-smelling white discharge, postcoital bleeding, postmenopausal bleeding, or irregular menstrual bleeding
- Previous treatment or other procedures on the cervix; exclude hysterectomy.
Record the information in the appropriate screening form.
to download a sample VIA screening form.
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