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International Consultation on Incontinence Modular Questionnaire-Overactive Bladder (ICIQ-OAB)
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Classification
Supplemental: Parkinson's Disease (PD)
Short Description of Instrument
The International Consultation on Incontinence Questionnaire Overactive Bladder Questionnaire (ICIQ-OAB) is a brief module that screens and assesses impact of symptoms of OAB on Quality of Life and outcomes of treatment.
As this questionnaire is short, it may be a useful adjunct to the IPSS because the ICIQ- OAB includes a question on urinary incontinence.
Note: An alternate, more comprehensive assessment tool for lower urinary tract symptoms would be ICIQ-MLUTS (males) and its companion ICIQ-FLUTS (females). Also, an ICIQ-Neuro scale is under development.
Scoring
The ICIQ-OAB is scored from 0-16 overall score with greater values indicating increased symptom severity. “Bother” scales (rated 0-10) are not incorporated in the overall score but indicate impact of individual symptoms for the subject.
References
Donovan J, Abrams P, Peters T, Kay H, Reynard J, Chapple C, de la Rosette J, Kondo A. The ICS-'BPH' study: the psychometric validity and reliability of the ICSmale questionnaire. BJU. 1996; 77:554-562
 
Jackson, S., Donovan, J., Brookes, S., Eckford, S., Swithinbank, L.,& Abrams, P. The Bristol Female Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms questionnaire: development and psychometric testing. BJU . 1996; 77:805-812.
 
KS Coyne, J-S Lai, T Zyczynski, Z Kopp,K Avery,P Abrams An Overactive Bladder Symptom and Quality-of-Life Short Form: Development of the Overactive Bladder Questionnaire Short Form (OAB-q SF), presented at 34th Joint Meeting of the International Continence Society and the International UroGynecological Association August 23–27, 2004, Paris, France
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