The sensitivity and specificity of a simple test to distinguish between urge and stress urinary incontinence
BROWN, Jeanette S. et. al. The sensitivity and specificity of a simple test to distinguish between urge and stress urinary incontinence. ANNALS OF INTERNAL MEDICINE. Philadelphia, v. 144, n. 10, p.715-723, may. 2006.
Meia-idade, Seleção de pacientes, Estudos prospectivos, Questionários, Sensibilidade e especificidade, Incontinência urinária, Estados Unidos.
Urinary incontinence is common in women. Because treatments differ, urge incontinence should be distinguished from stress incontinence. To make this distinction, current guidelines recommend an extensive evaluuation that is too time-consuming for primary care practice. To test the accuracy of a simple questionnaire to categorize type of urinary incontinence in women. Multicenter, prospective study of the accuracy of the 3 Incontinence Questions (3IQ) compared with an extended evaluation to distinguish between urge incontinence and stress incontinence. 5 academic medical centers in the United States. 301 women enrolled from April to December 2004 who were older than 40 years of age (mean age, 56 years [SD, 11]) with untreated incontinence for an average of 7 years (SD, 7) and a broad range of incontinense severity.