This book provides a comprehensive review of the evidence concerning pessaries and the practicalities of using them. It is a valuable resource for health care practitioners treating patients with incontinence and prolapse. It includes a brief history of pessaries and provides profiles of the inventors of some of the more commonly used pessaries, along with a description of their original purposes. There are illustrations to guide selection, fitting and care, as well as providing materials which can be photocopied and handed out to patients. This work is an essential handbook for all urogynecologists, urologists, gynecologists, family physicians and specialty nurses. Table of contents History of pessaries for utero-vaginal prolapse.- Pessaries for pelvic organ prolapse – the evidence.- Pessaries for the management of stress urinary incontinence – the evidence.-. Selection of a patient for pessary care.- Selection of pessaries for pelvic organ prolapse.- Selection of pessaries for urinary incontinence.- Fitting and care of pessaries for pelvic organ prolapse.- Fitting and care of continence pessaries.- Patient education regarding pessary care.
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Titolo: Pessaries in Clinical Practice
Editore: Springer Verlag
Finitura: Copertina flessibile