Title

Pessary care: follow up and management of complications

UMMS Affiliation

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Date

5-2012

Document Type

Article

Medical Subject Headings

Continuity of Patient Care; Education, Nursing, Continuing; Female; Humans; *Pelvic Organ Prolapse; Pessaries; Specialties, Nursing; *Vaginal Diseases

Disciplines

Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment | Female Urogenital Diseases and Pregnancy Complications | Nursing | Obstetrics and Gynecology

Abstract

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.

Rights and Permissions

Citation: Urol Nurs. 2012 May-Jun;32(3):126-36, 145; quiz 137.

Related Resources

Link to Article in PubMed

PubMed ID

22860391