What is a clinician to do-believe the patient or her urinary diary?

@article{Kenton2006WhatIA,
  title={What is a clinician to do-believe the patient or her urinary diary?},
  author={Kimberly S. Kenton and Mary Pat Fitzgerald and Linda Brubaker},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={2006},
  volume={176 2},
  pages={633-5; discussion 635}
}
PURPOSE We determined if patient recall of incontinence episodes correlates with urinary diary record. MATERIALS AND METHODS Women with 1 or more urge incontinence episode per week completed 2, 7-day diaries, the Urinary Distress Inventory and Incontinence Impact Questionnaire, and responded to 2 recall questions. RESULTS The median number of incontinence episodes participants recalled (6.5, 5) was higher than those recorded in the diary (1.9, 1.1) at both points. Incontinence episodes in 2… CONTINUE READING

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