Purpose of module, The ICIQ-UI Short Form provides a brief and robust This short and simple questionnaire is also of use to general practitioners and. The Patient Global Impression of Improvement (PGI-I) and International Consultation of Incontinence Questionnaire – Short Form (ICIQ-SF) are. The ICIQ-SF questionnaire is used for evaluation of clinical manifestations in patients with urinary incontinence (UI) alone and combination of UI with lower.

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A potential limitation is that correlating two questionnaires that measure the same clinical intervention may be inappropriate. Urge incontinence was the most frequent complaint, reported by 52 patients Most of the patients were married 84 or All authors of this paper have received travel grants from different pharmaceutical companies Pfizer, Astellas, Lilly, Ethicon, Coloplast to attend medical conferences.

The test-retest value was considered moderate to strong, as measured by the weighted Kappa index range: Health Publication Ltd; Prospective open label study in 2 tertiary referral centers. The positive correlation between urodynamic findings and e pad test and ICIQ-SF values, as well as its responsiveness with a high level of questoinnaire significance, confirmed the applicability of this questionnaire in its Portuguese version.

It is comprised of 3 questions regarding frequency, severity and QoL impact of the UI along with an eight-item scale, which assess the possible causes or situations related to UI. Interviews were held with patients with a complaint of urinary incontinence, of whom 94 were female patients. Patient reported outcome measures after incontinence and prolapse surgery: Symptom and quality of life queationnaire.

Based on the simple construct that “the goal of any therapy questionjaire to effect change in health status”, our aim was to determine whether the Portuguese version of the ICIQ-SF can be considered reliable before and after treatment, and whether it is sensitive to change in continence status over time internal and external responsiveness following surgery to treat genuine stress incontinence GSI. As shown in Table-110 patients Swithinbank LV, Abrams P.


Measuring change over time: Am Fam Phys ; KHQ was designed for female patients only and assesses the impact of UI in eight domains of the patients’ lives. Difference in scores of urine leak frequency, amount of urine leak and changes in QOL between visits Click here to view. Patients were assessed before surgery and at least 1 month postoperatively using the ICIQ-SF in its translated and validated Portuguese version.

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[ICIQ-SF questionnaire in women with urinary incontinence].

Br J Obstet Gynaecol. Translation and cultural adaptation.

A brief and robust measure for evaluating the symptoms and questionanire of urinary incontinence. The University of Aberdeen received a research grant from Coloplast in Methodological problems in the retrospective computation of responsiveness to change: The sentence in parentheses did not help in explaining the overall meaning of the question for the majority of the patients.

Comparison of the ICIQ-SF and hour pad test with other measures for evaluating the severity of urodynamic stress incontinence. Demographic Aspects – General Information. Bladder ultrasonography for diagnosing detrusor overactivity: How to cite this article. All the contents of this journal, except where otherwise noted, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License.

The statistical analysis was based on recommendations by Husted et al. Treatment outcomes, as perceived and reported by patients, complement clinical evidence and judgment of efficacy and effectiveness.

After final adjustments to the text of the questionnaire, in accordance with the results from the sc pretest 10 patientsin which the majority of the patients did not understand question no. Methods for assessing responsiveness: Outcome Standardization Stress urinary questilnnaire was defined as the involuntary leakage of urine during coughing, sneezing or physical exertion.

Br J Obstet Gynaecol ; The final version of the ICIQ-SF in Portuguese was applied to consecutive patients aged 16 or over 29 males and 94 females with a complaint of urinary incontinence, who had sought the Department of Urogynecology and Uroneurology of the School of Medical Sciences of Unicamp.


Score ranges were 1 — 5 slight6 — 12 moderate13 — 18 severe and 19 — 21 very severe.

[ICIQ-SF questionnaire in women with urinary incontinence].

A study at the Urogynecology Clinic was conducted from November until August Services on Demand Journal. One explanation for this phenomenon would be the fact that the questions have different scales and scoring for the responses, as well as one using the term “urinary incontinence” and the other “bladder problems”.

This result is similar to what was found in the validation of the KHQ for Portuguese. In addition, the KHQ has received limited use outside of clinical settings. After harmonization, the resultant translation V1 was back-translated into English by two people who were natives of England, fluent in Portuguese, but unaware of the research objectives.

Its initial translation was: Correlation of Valsalva questionnnaire point pressure with subjective degree of stress urinary incontinence in women. As shown in Table-3 external responsiveness studythere was a good correlation between the ICIQ-SF general score after treatment regarding pad usage analysis.

Within this area, the KHQ in Portuguese has been proven to be robust, through analysis of its measurement properties. A questionnaire for assessing the urinary incontinence]. Patient-reported outcomes including symptoms, functional status and perceived quality of life QoL are increasingly used alongside objective clinical measurements to monitor the course of urinary incontinence UI and its treatment. Our study fills the research gap in providing a way to compare trial results when qquestionnaire ICIQ-SF scores are not available.

A number of self-assessment questionnaires have been recommended [ 34 ], but simplicity and brevity are important features in designing patient self-assessment questionnaires [ questjonnaire4 ].