Comprehensive evaluation of bladder and urethral dysfunction symptoms: development and psychometric validation of the Urinary Symptom Profile (USP) questionnaire.

@article{Haab2008ComprehensiveEO,
  title={Comprehensive evaluation of bladder and urethral dysfunction symptoms: development and psychometric validation of the Urinary Symptom Profile (USP) questionnaire.},
  author={François Haab and Francois Richard and G{\'e}rard Amarenco and Patrick Coloby and Beno{\^i}t Arnould and Khadra Benmedjahed and Isabelle Guillemin and Philippe Grise},
  journal={Urology},
  year={2008},
  volume={71 4},
  pages={646-56}
}
OBJECTIVES To develop and validate a standardized tool assessing urinary symptoms among men and women with stress, urge, frequency, or urinary obstructive symptoms for use in clinical practice to complement clinical measures and diagnosis. METHODS After development by an advisory committee and comprehension testing with patients, the Urinary Symptoms Profile (USP) item content and validity were evaluated by clinicians. Patients with urinary symptoms (n = 253) and without symptoms (n = 75… CONTINUE READING