Pessaries in Clinical Practice

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November 2006



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.


The History of Passaries for Uterovaginal Prolapse.- Pessaries for Pelvic Organ Prolapse: The Evidence.- Pessairies for the Management of 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 Pessairies for Pelvic Organ Prolapse.- Fitting and Care of Continence Pessaries.- Patient Education Regarding Pessary Care.


From the reviews:
"This volume certainly lives up to expectations. It is easily read in about 2 hours and is very logical in its approach ... . This book adds to existing knowledge and I have found it invaluable ... . I would recommend the book to all general practitioners, nurse practitioners, trainee obstetricians and gynaecologists and also practising consultants who are involved in the care of women with prolapses with or without associated incontinence. It should be in every obstetrics and gynaecology department!" (The Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, 2008)
EAN: 9781846281631
ISBN: 1846281636
Untertitel: 54 schwarz-weiße Abbildungen, 53 schwarz-weiße Fotos, 1 schwarz-weiße Zeichnungen, 2 schwarz-weiße T. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Springer-Verlag GmbH
Erscheinungsdatum: November 2006
Seitenanzahl: X
Format: kartoniert
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