Pelvic Exams Under Anesthesia Are Only for Clinical Indications, According to Cleveland Clinic Care Path

Informed consent is essential for invasive exams conducted while a patient is under anesthesia. In this article, Cleveland Clinic Enterprise Medical Director for Patient Safety and Clinical Risk Management, Kenneth Edelman, MD, MBA, discusses the formalized care path describing well-established best practices for informed consent to medically necessary pelvic exams while under anesthesia.