A 58-year-old Vietnamese woman presents for a pre-employment physical and to establish care. Her English language skills are only fair and she is interviewed through an interpreter. She is gravida 3 para 3 and her medical history and review of systems is unremarkable. She is widowed (x1 year) and states her husband had been her only sexual partner. Three years ago she had a physical examination including a pap smear.
In the short time you have left remaining in the visit you consider whether to perform a pap smear.
You may postpone her pap smear for another year as her risk of cervical cancer is negligible since she reports only one sexual partner.