Priority 3 from the Pessary use for Prolapse PSP

UNCERTAINTY: What is important for a pessary self-management programme? (JLA PSP Priority 3)
Overall ranking 3
JLA question ID 0054/3
Explanatory note Pessaries are widely used as a first treatment option for prolapse. Some women will be taught how to self-manage their pessary. Research is needed to help decide who can self- manage a pessary, and what is important for a safe and effective self care programme. Examples: How do I clean it?   Can I wash and use it lifelong?  How often will I have to take it out?

None identified

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

Can I wash and use it lifelong?  ~  How do I clean it?  ~  What to clean pessaries with?  ~  
How often will I have to take it out?  ~  Will I have to sterilize it?

Submitted by 1 x healthcare professionals, 1 x both, 3 x women
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