Quality of life assessment for patients with urinary incontinence.

  title={Quality of life assessment for patients with urinary incontinence.},
  author={Momokazu Gotoh},
  journal={Nagoya journal of medical science},
  volume={69 3-4},
In order to improve the quality of medical care, an assessment of patients' quality of life (QOL) has been recognized to be important as well as an assessment of physical impairment. Since diseases affect a wide range of QOL facets, including physical, emotional, and social conditions, disease severity and treatment efficacy should not be assessed only by clinical parameters. Urinary incontinence has a strong influence on patients' QOL. Health-related QOL is a multidisciplinary and subjective… CONTINUE READING