ICIQ-FLUTS Module

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Module Title

ICIQ-FLUTS

Full Name of Module

ICIQ-Female Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms

Purpose of module The ICIQ-FLUTS is a patient-completed questionnaire for evaluating female lower urinary tract symptoms and impact on quality of life (QoL) in research and clinical practice. This questionnaire will be of use to general practitioners and clinicians in both primary and secondary care institutions to screen for lower urinary tract dysfunction, to obtain a brief yet comprehensive summary of the level and impact of urinary symptoms and to facilitate patient-clinician discussions. It is an ideal research tool to assess outcome from various treatment modalities and also can be of use in epidemiological surveys.
Derivation of module BFLUTS-SF
Intended Population Adult females
Number of items 12
Question items

Nocturia
Urgency
Bladder pain
Frequency
Hesitancy
Straining

Intermittency
Urge urinary incontinence
Frequency of urinary incontinence
Stress urinary incontinence
Unexplained urinary incontinence
Nocturnal enuresis

Lanuage versions available

Danish
Dutch
Dutch for Belgium
French
German

German for Austria
Korean
Norwegian
Swedish
UK English

Associated publications Brookes, S., Donovan, J., Wright, M., Jackson, S., Abrams, P. A scored form of the Bristol Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms questionnaire: data from a randomized controlled trial of surgery for women with stress incontinence. Am.J.Obstet.Gynecol. 2004; 191(1): 73-82
Level of validation according to ICI grades of recommendation

Grade A
Validity, reliability and responsiveness established with rigour in several data sets

Scoring system

0-15 filling symptoms subscale
0-12 voiding symptoms subscale
0-20 incontinence symptoms subscale
Bother scales are not incorporated in the overall score but indicate impact of individual symptoms for the patient

Suggested modules to use in conjuction

ICIQ-FLUTSsex - Gender-specific sexual matters module
ICIQ-FLUTS Long Form - Gender-specific symptom module with more detailed assessment
ICIQ-LUTSqol – Condition-specific quality of life module

Completion time 4-5 minutes
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