Priority 2 from the Pessary use for Prolapse PSP

UNCERTAINTY: Do pessaries have an effect on the psychological wellbeing of women? (JLA PSP Priority 2)
Overall ranking 2
JLA question ID 0054/2
Explanatory note There has been very little research to determine what the views of women are in relation to pessary use. There are no validated questionnaires about symptoms and quality of life changes specific to pessary use available to be given to women. Women seeking help for the symtpoms of prolapse have not yet been asked by research what effect treatment with a pessary has on their psychological wellbeing. 

None identified

Health Research Classification System category Renal and urogenital
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples

The cost of trying various sizes of ring pessaries on the emotional well-being of patients is immeasurable.  ~  
How using a pessary affects the physiologicaland social aspects of women using a pessary? 

Submitted by 2 x literature
PSP information
PSP unique ID 0054
PSP name Pessary use for Prolapse
Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP. 66  (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)
Date of priority setting workshop 8 September 2017