Information for Your Patients
Helping patients understand their diagnoses and treatment options is of critical importance. Use the following resources to educate patients and their caregivers.
Direct patients to a website developed to educate them about pelvic floor disorders as well as provide a unique space for women to connect with other patients.
Patient Fact Sheets
Provide your patients with fact sheets that clarify complicated topics. Fact sheets are available on the following topics: Constipation, Mid-Urethral Sling for Stress Incontinence, Overactive Bladder/Urge Urinary Incontinence, Pelvic Organ Prolapse, Stress Urinary Incontinence, and Urodynamics. Both English and Spanish versions are available for most fact sheets.
The POP-Q Interactive Assessment Tool is a flexible application that will help you visually demonstrate pelvic floor exam results to your patients.
Cleveland Clinic offers several risk calculators that can help you predict adverse events when treating your patients.
Urinary Incontinence Screening
The University of Wisconsin Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology’s WI-INTUIT program developed resources and descriptions of materials needed for your practice to launch urinary incontinence (UI) screening and treatment.
This book will provide patients with answers to important pelvic floor-related questions, help prepare them for the expected and unexpected, and offer a list of invaluable tips and resources.
Spanish for Healthcare Providers
Don't let language barriers prevent the delivery of quality care to patients. This tool compiles and translates useful Spanish phrases for healthcare workers. Click on the topic you want to study, then, focus on the phrases you need. Read the translations and click the button to hear the pronunciation.