Title

Pessary care: follow up and management of complications

UMMS Affiliation

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Publication Date

2012-5

Document Type

Article

Subjects

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.

Source

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

Journal/Book/Conference Title

Urologic nursing

Related Resources

Link to Article in PubMed

PubMed ID

22860391

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