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The Cervical Screening Test (Pap Smear Replacement)

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The cervical screening test is a safe, quick test carried out by a health professional. The test is a simple procedure to check the health of a person’s cervix, it is expected to protect up to 30% more people than the pap smear was able to.

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Cervical cancer is one of the most preventable cancers. Routine cervical screening is the best method of protecting oneself against cervical cancer.

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Ursula Wulff
28 Jan 2020
Should include that midwives can also provide cervical screening.
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Kayla Gardner
17 Jan 2020
Very succinct and informative. Good article.
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Rebecca Arthur
05 May 2021
Simple and easy to understand.
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Nicole stephens
01 Apr 2020
Reinforced existing knowledge in order to be confident when discussing cervical screening with women
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Danetia Hardstaff
15 Jul 2021
Very helpful
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Jodie Whitehead
14 May 2021
Informative
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Jessica Blackmore
17 Feb 2020
Very useful
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Tracy Powell
20 Apr 2020
Very informative.
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Kerryn cottier
26 Jan 2020
Informative reading
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Laura McPhee
09 Feb 2020
This article was very informative, easy to read and had good, up-to-date references.
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