ICIQ-MLUTS Module

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Module Title

ICIQ-MLUTS

Full Name of Module

ICIQ-Male Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms

Purpose of module The ICIQ-MLUTS is a patient-completed questionnaire for evaluating male 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 ICSmaleSF
Intended Population 505050
Number of items 13
Question items

Hesitancy
Straining to continue urination
Strength of stream
Intermittency
Incomplete emptying
Urgency
Urge urinary incontinence

Stress urinary incontinence
Unexplained urinary incontinence
Nocturnal enuresis
Post micturition dribble
Nocturia
Frequency

Lanuage versions available

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Associated publications Donovan J, Peters T, Abrams P, Brooks S, de la Rosette J, Schafer W. Scoring the short form ICSmale SF questionnaire. J Urol. 2000; 164(6):1948-1955
Level of validation according to ICI grades of recommendation

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

Scoring system

0-20 voiding symptoms subscale
0-24 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-MLUTSsex - Gender-specific sexual matters module
ICIQ-MLUTS 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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