Vaginal support pessaries: indications for use and fitting strategies
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Medical Subject Headings
Education, Nursing, Continuing; Female; Humans; *Pelvic Organ Prolapse; *Pessaries; Prosthesis Fitting; Specialties, Nursing; Vagina
Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment | Female Urogenital Diseases and Pregnancy Complications | Nursing | Obstetrics and Gynecology
Flexible silicone vaginal support pessaries offer a low-risk, effective option for treatment of symptoms of pelvic organ prolapse. This first article in a three-part series summarizes clinical recommendations and current evidence related to pessary indications, choice, and fitting.
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Citation: Urol Nurs. 2012 May-Jun;32(3):114-24, quiz 125.
Atnip, Shanna and O'Dell, Katharine K., "Vaginal support pessaries: indications for use and fitting strategies" (2012). Obstetrics and Gynecology Publications and Presentations. 60.