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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Psychometric Properties Evaluation Reliability Cronbach’s alpha was calculated by using pre- and post-treatment data to assess internal consistency, which is considered the degree of association between the items and scale scores. The reliability was analyzed by means of the internal consistency and test-retest.

Such a score would facilitate the comparison of results among clinical trials using different tools to asses PROM and especially those in which long-term follow-up is feasible. Responsiveness refers to an instrument’s ability to detect change improvement or deterioration that occurs as a result of therapy or disease progression.

Services on Demand Journal. Use, interpretation, and sample size requirements. It was observed that there was generally a moderate association between the two instruments.

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The concurrent validity was evaluated by determining the capacity of the ICIQ-SF to distinguish between different subgroups of patients with different clinical complaints, such as urge, stress and mixed incontinence, all of which had been diagnosed by means of anamnesis. Open in a separate window. It was recently submitted to the process of translation and cultural adaptation to Portuguese and is now available for use in clinical research in Brazil.

We observed a satisfactory correlation of 0. This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. Nevertheless, 57 patients This demonstrated that the results are fully validated for the majority of women undergoing treatment with a MUS. In addition, the KHQ has received limited use outside of clinical settings.


From the translation and back-translation made, the Portuguese version was considered to be grammatically and semantically correct. 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. The results showed high responsiveness large effect sizes I and II for the Portuguese version of the ICIQ-SF, indicating that this instrument is suitable for measuring outcomes in clinical trials for Brazilian patients with stress urinary incontinence.

After surgery, patients underwent stress tests, Stamey incontinence grading and pad usage assessments. Patient-selected goals in overactive bladder: Statistical analysis Descriptive analysis was performed by means of the frequencies of the category variables and measurements of the position and dispersion of the continuous variables.

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Significant correlations at the 0. Questionnaite and quality of life assessment. If patient stated no leakage at all during the postoperative period, no further urodynamic testing was performed.

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Correlation of Valsalva leak point pressure with subjective degree of stress urinary incontinence in women. Measuring change over time: These were used to generate sensitivity and specificity cut-off values. Score ranges were 1 — 5 slight6 — 12 moderate13 — 18 severe and 19 — 21 very severe. It is a simple, direct, easy to use scale that is intuitively understandable by clinicians and patients [ 3 ].

Cross-cultural adaptation of health-related quality of life measures: On the other hand, women who have a predominance of urge incontinence are incapable of exercising control over their urinary function and are subjected to sudden involuntary losses. Validation of a new questionnaire for incontinence: Validation of the Portuguese version of the King’s Health Questionnaire for urinary incontinent women. They concluded that MID may be overestimated in surgical cohorts because of uniformly high preoperative scores without significant variability that show a large improvement after treatment [ 10 ].

Reliability The reliability was analyzed by means of the internal consistency and test-retest. We evaluated the hypothesis that worsened quality of life would be related to some sociodemographic parameters such as gender, schooling, marital status and family income.

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Traditionally, there is a consensus that newly developed instruments should be tested for validity and reliability before they can be used in clinical trials. Validation of a patient reported outcome questionnaire for assessing success of endoscopic prostatectomy. The ICIQ-SF was successfully translated and validated for Portuguese, according to the result of the final analysis of its measurement properties. Methods for assessing responsiveness: This fact is important in our environment where a great deal of patients can have difficulties in interpreting and completing the questionnaire.

Quality of life of women with urinary incontinence: The recommendations from Guillemin et al 9 were rigorously followed for establishing cultural equivalence with the original version of the ICIQ-SF in English. Sixty-one patients of both genders 54 female questionnaite 7 male were enrolled. Support Center Support Center. The psychometric properties of the questionnaire, such as reliability and construct validity were assessed. Sim J, Wright CC. Such a score could also be a valuable aid in the counselling of patients and facilitating their postoperative follow-up.

Is a single-item visual analogue scale as valid, reliable and responsive as multi-item scales in measuring quality of life? On assessing responsiveness of health-related quality of life instruments: The minimal detectable change MDC and minimally clinically important difference MCID after intervention for UI are not yet established, but there has been initial investigation in this area [ 5 — 10 ]. After harmonization of the back-translation V2 with the original in English, the translation into Portuguese V1 was considered to be grammatically and semantically equivalent to the original version in English, and ready for submission to a committee of five bilingual judges who all worked qusetionnaire the field of healthcare.

Quesstionnaire factors associated with urinary incontinence.