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Formal Study Name
Gaining the Patient Perspective on Surgical Adverse Events
Women & Infants
Research Type
Primary Principal Investigator
Additional Principal Investigator
Area of Study
Recruitment Status


PASEo consists of three focus groups, where small groups of women will discuss adverse events that can occur after surgery. Two groups will include women who are planning surgery, and one group will include women who have already undergone surgery.

Contact Information

Ann Meers, Research Nurse: (401) 274-1122, ext. 48228
Kate Rhodes, Research Assistant: (401) 274-1122, ext. 48227.


You may be eligible to participate if you are an English speaking woman, age 21 or older who is planning or has undergone surgery for urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, or fecal incontinence. You will receive $100 for participating in the focus group and completing questionnaires.

More Information/FAQ

What will I be asked to do?

If you are eligible, you will be asked to participate in one focus group lasting approximately 2 hours. You will also be asked to fill out a questionnaire which contains basic demographic questions.