Information For Your Patients

    The following resources are available to download at no charge. is a website and online community developed by AUGS to educate patients and caregivers about pelvic floor disorders, and to create a unique space for women to connect with other patients. is an educational website designed to provide resources and education on the topic of overactive bladder (OAB) treatment. In addition, offers tools and resources for your patients, such as BladderTrakHer, an iphone/ipad application that includes a bladder diary, voiding and medication reminders, and more.

    Voices for PFD YouTube Channel
    The Voices for PFD YouTube Channel host a variety of educational videos for patients. The content includes informational and instructional videos on pelvic floor disorders created by AUGS members. 

    Talking with Your Patients About Mesh
    View this resource to provide your patients with talking points about transvaginal mesh, how they may be impacted, and resources that may help them.

    Primary Care Physician Toolkit (PDF)
    This toolkit was designed by American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS) and six partner organizations as part of their Successful Strategies to Support your OAB Patients program. The purpose is to increase your patients’ knowledge of OAB and bladder control issues and facilitate a discussion between you and your patients.

    What is a Urogynecologist? (PDF)
    This one page fact sheet serves as a patient resource to explain the role of a urogynecologist and the treatment options available.

    Mesh Information for Patients with Pelvic Floor Disorders
    On July 13, 2011, the FDA issued a safety communication and update, intending to inform patients and health care providers that “serious complications associated with surgical mesh for transvaginal repair of pelvic organ prolapse are not rare.” Find out more about what this means for patients, talking points, and links on where to find more information.

    Conquering IC: Identification and Management Strategies
    Conquering IC: Identification and Management Strategies is an educationalcurriculum that provides an interdisciplinary audience with comprehensive continuing education on identification and management of patients with IC.

    Host a Bladder Health Week Event
    Interested in hosting a Local Event in your area? The events will give women the knowledge and confidence they need to evaluate their own pelvic health and address pelvic health issues with their physicians. The PFD Alliance has created a Local Event Toolkit to assist you in your planning efforts.

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