Pessary care: follow up and management of complications
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Medical Subject Headings
Continuity of Patient Care; Education, Nursing, Continuing; Female; Humans; *Pelvic Organ Prolapse; Pessaries; Specialties, Nursing; *Vaginal Diseases
Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment | Female Urogenital Diseases and Pregnancy Complications | Nursing | Obstetrics and Gynecology
Successful use of vaginal support pessaries requires provider and patient understanding of expected symptom-relief, potential complications, self-care options, and evaluation and treatment of pessary-related problems. This second article in a three-part series summarizes clinical recommendations and evidence related to pessary management.
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Citation: Urol Nurs. 2012 May-Jun;32(3):126-36, 145; quiz 137.