Pessaries in Clinical Practice

  • Scott A. Farell

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Scott A. Farell
    Pages 25-31
  3. Sandra A. Baydock, Scott A. Farell
    Pages 32-45
  4. Baharak Amir-Khalkhali, Scott A. Farell
    Pages 46-53
  5. Sandra A. Baydock, Scott A. Farell
    Pages 54-69
  6. Baharak Amir-Khalkhali, Scott A. Farell
    Pages 70-80
  7. Karen D. Farell, Linda E. Irving, Jane E. Twohig, Joan M. Foren
    Pages 81-90
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 91-98

About this book


A valuable resource for the health care practitioner treating patients with incontinence and prolapse, Pessaries in Clinical Practice provides a comprehensive review of the evidence con-cerning pessaries and the practicalities of using them.The authors provide profiles of the inventors of some of those more commonly used along with a description of their original purposes. The book provides a significant amount of evidence supporting the use of pessaries for pelvic organ prolapse and incontinence. It goes on to discuss the practical issues involved with the selection, fitting and care of the most popu-lar pessaries. The text-enhancing illustrations guide selection, fitting and care and provide useful information to share with patients.

This work is an essential quick-reference handbook for all urogynecologists, urologists, gynecologists, family physicians and specialty nurses.


Pessaries care incontinence management pelvic organ prolapse stress urinary incontinence

Editors and affiliations

  • Scott A. Farell
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Obstetrics and GynaecologyDalhouise UniversityHalifaxCanada

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag London 2006
  • Publisher Name Springer, London
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-84628-163-1
  • Online ISBN 978-1-84628-315-4
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Industry Sectors
Health & Hospitals