Pelvic Floor Re-education

Pelvic Floor Re-education

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This book on pelvic floor re-education provides a comprehensive overview of the subject, along with other aspects of the clinical assessment and management of pelvic floor disorders. It is written for all health care professionals working with women with urogynecological disorders. Practical techniques of muscle assessment and investigative methodologies are reviewed and up-to-date information on anatomy and physiology is discussed. The text is clear, practical, and is written from experience in the field. An algorithmic approach takes the reader through the options for clinical evaluation and treatment.Perineal massage during the weeks before delivery was shown to reduce the risk of sutured perineal trauma. ... Continuity of care by midwives during pregnancy, childbirth, and puerperium seems to be beneficial with regard to antenatal hospital admission, ... direct anal sphincter trauma, both elective and emergency cesarean section do not necessarily prevent the development of anal incontinence.

Title:Pelvic Floor Re-education
Author:Kaven Baessler, Bernhard Schüssler, Kathryn L. Burgio, Kate Moore, Stuart L. Stanton
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2010-01-14


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