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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Contingency Tables and the Use of Ranks. Participants who have an indication of clinical change, whether improvement or deterioration, should have a parallel change in their scale scores, while participants who show no change should have stable scale scores ICIQ symptom and quality of life instruments measure clinically relevant improvements in women with stress urinary incontinence.

A health related quality of life measure for use in patients wht urge urinary incontinence: A questionnaire for assessing the urinary incontinence]. It can be applied questiohnaire patients of both genders, either young or quedtionnaire.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev. The evaluation of the construct and concurrent validity was also satisfactory and statistically significant. Similar results were found from the study of external responsiveness when the post-treatment final score was compared with an external variable such as pad usage and stress test Table For evaluative instruments designed to measure longitudinal changes in health-related quality of life over time, responsiveness has questiknnaire proposed as a third requirement Its initial translation was: Responsiveness to the KHQ in its Portuguese version has just been assessed 7.

Turkish J Urol ; Prospective open label study in 2 tertiary referral centers. Patients’ opinions on their state of health are thus given value. Prospective randomised controlled trial of transobturator tapes in management of urodynamic stress incontinence in women: Eligibility criteria included patients aged over 18 years old who were undergoing surgery for stress urinary incontinence with at least one month of follow up.


In our environment, such a procedure is normal, especially in studies that utilize scales. This study highlighted that ICIQ-SF was strongly sensitive to change, enabling it to be used as an important tool in clinical practice or research.

Comparison of two questionnaires for assessing the severity of urinary incontinence: Validation of a new questionnaire for incontinence: So, a questionnaire could, thus, be described as being “responsive to” xf given category in this new taxonomy. Urinary incontinence in women: For the internal consistency, the standardized Cronbach alpha coefficient was applied.

The objective of the present study was therefore the translation of the ICIQ-SF into Portuguese, with cultural adaptation and validation for use in clinical research in Brazil.

Rev Bras Reumatol ; This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. PGI-I provides a more global overview of treatment success that is more likely to fully encompass the range of benefits and harms of surgery compared to a disease-specific questionnaire such as ICIQ.

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

During this interval, no patient was submitted any clinical or surgical treatment for urinary incontinence. 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, qyestionnaire had sought the Department of Urogynecology and Uroneurology of the School of Medical Sciences of Unicamp.

When there were three or more groups, the Kruskal-Wallis test was utilized.

This PROM tool takes 5 min or less time to administer and no training, and hence is widely used in both clinical and research settings. The recommendations from Guillemin et al 9 were rigorously followed for establishing cultural equivalence with the original version of the ICIQ-SF in English. Most of the patients were married 84 or A brief and robust measure for evaluating the symptoms and impact of urinary incontinence.


Methods for assessing responsiveness: Validation of a patient reported outcome questionnaire for assessing success of endoscopic prostatectomy. Concurrent validity, internal consistency and responsiveness of the Portuguese version of the King’s Health Questionnaire KHQ in women after stress urinary incontinence surgery.

Translation and cultural adaptation. Multicenter prospective randomized study of single-incision mini-sling vs tension-free vaginal tape-obturator in management of female stress urinary incontinence: Within this area, the KHQ in Portuguese has been proven to be robust, through analysis of its measurement properties. Outcome Standardization Stress urinary incontinence was defined as the involuntary leakage of urine during coughing, sneezing or physical exertion.

This coefficient is utilized for verifying the homogeneity of the items of the instrument, or in other words, its accuracy.

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

Published online Jul 5. Effect of urinary incontinence on lower urinary tract symptoms in Japanese women. It has shown excellent correlation with the symptom score and QoL index in urology research [ 17 quedtionnaire. These datasets were from patients who responded to follow-up postal questionnaire packs which also included symptom severity, QoL and sexual function questionnaires.