K S Coyne

Summary

Affiliation: United BioSource Corporation
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Economic burden of urgency urinary incontinence in the United States: a systematic review
    Karin S Coyne
    Center for Health Outcomes Research, 7101 Wisconsin Ave, Ste 600, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    J Manag Care Pharm 20:130-40. 2014
  2. doi The impact of OAB on physical activity in the United States: results from OAB-POLL
    Karin S Coyne
    Department of Outcomes Research, Evidera, Bethesda, Md Electronic address
    Urology 82:799-806. 2013
  3. doi Prevalence of gastroprotective agent (GPA) use in adults with arthritis in the United States
    Karin S Coyne
    United BioSource Corporation, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 29:421-33. 2013
  4. doi The prevalence of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) and overactive bladder (OAB) by racial/ethnic group and age: results from OAB-POLL
    Karin S Coyne
    United BioSource Corporation, 7101 Wisconsin Ave, Suite 600, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Neurourol Urodyn 32:230-7. 2013
  5. doi Validation of the UFS-QOL-hysterectomy questionnaire: modifying an existing measure for comparative effectiveness research
    Karin S Coyne
    United BioSource Corporation, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Value Health 15:674-9. 2012
  6. doi Impact of overactive bladder on work productivity
    Karin S Coyne
    United BioSource Corporation, Bethesda, Maryland 20814, USA
    Urology 80:97-103. 2012
  7. doi Moving towards a comprehensive assessment of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS)
    Karin S Coyne
    United BioSource Corporation, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Neurourol Urodyn 31:448-54. 2012
  8. doi Defining urinary urgency: patient descriptions of "gotta go"
    Karin S Coyne
    United BioSource Corporation, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Neurourol Urodyn 31:455-9. 2012
  9. doi Further validation of the uterine fibroid symptom and quality-of-life questionnaire
    Karin S Coyne
    United BioSource Corporation, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Value Health 15:135-42. 2012
  10. doi Racial differences in the prevalence of overactive bladder in the United States from the epidemiology of LUTS (EpiLUTS) study
    Karin S Coyne
    United BioSource Corporation, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Urology 79:95-101. 2012

Detail Information

Publications63

  1. ncbi Economic burden of urgency urinary incontinence in the United States: a systematic review
    Karin S Coyne
    Center for Health Outcomes Research, 7101 Wisconsin Ave, Ste 600, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    J Manag Care Pharm 20:130-40. 2014
    ..Because UUI is a chronic condition that is expected to increase in prevalence as the population of elderly individuals grows, it is important to understand its economic burden on society and patients and its cost components. ..
  2. doi The impact of OAB on physical activity in the United States: results from OAB-POLL
    Karin S Coyne
    Department of Outcomes Research, Evidera, Bethesda, Md Electronic address
    Urology 82:799-806. 2013
    ..To provide data on physical activity among those with and without overactive bladder (OAB) in a large, ethnically diverse U.S. sample...
  3. doi Prevalence of gastroprotective agent (GPA) use in adults with arthritis in the United States
    Karin S Coyne
    United BioSource Corporation, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 29:421-33. 2013
    ..The prevalence of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) and concurrent gastroprotective agent (GPA) use in the US is not known. As such, the prevalence of GPA use among arthritis patients taking NSAIDs was examined...
  4. doi The prevalence of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) and overactive bladder (OAB) by racial/ethnic group and age: results from OAB-POLL
    Karin S Coyne
    United BioSource Corporation, 7101 Wisconsin Ave, Suite 600, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Neurourol Urodyn 32:230-7. 2013
    ..To estimate the prevalence of LUTS and OAB in a large, ethnically diverse US study...
  5. doi Validation of the UFS-QOL-hysterectomy questionnaire: modifying an existing measure for comparative effectiveness research
    Karin S Coyne
    United BioSource Corporation, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Value Health 15:674-9. 2012
    ..This study was conducted to psychometrically validate the UFS-QOL-Hysterectomy questionnaire for potential use in comparative effectiveness research to evaluate uterine fibroid treatments...
  6. doi Impact of overactive bladder on work productivity
    Karin S Coyne
    United BioSource Corporation, Bethesda, Maryland 20814, USA
    Urology 80:97-103. 2012
    ..To evaluate the impact of overactive bladder (OAB) on work productivity in a large, population-based study in the United States, with an overrepresentation of minorities...
  7. doi Moving towards a comprehensive assessment of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS)
    Karin S Coyne
    United BioSource Corporation, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Neurourol Urodyn 31:448-54. 2012
    ..To evaluate the utility of the International Prostate Symptom Score (IPSS) and the LUTS Tool when assessing lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS). Secondary objectives were to examine associations of LUTS and treatment seeking...
  8. doi Defining urinary urgency: patient descriptions of "gotta go"
    Karin S Coyne
    United BioSource Corporation, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Neurourol Urodyn 31:455-9. 2012
    ..The objective of this research was to explore the concept of urgency among participants with OAB symptoms and to evaluate the content validity of the urinary sensation scale (USS)...
  9. doi Further validation of the uterine fibroid symptom and quality-of-life questionnaire
    Karin S Coyne
    United BioSource Corporation, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Value Health 15:135-42. 2012
    ..To further examine the reliability, validity and responsiveness of the uterine fibroid symptom and quality-of-life (UFS-QOL) questionnaire among women with and without uterine fibroids...
  10. doi Racial differences in the prevalence of overactive bladder in the United States from the epidemiology of LUTS (EpiLUTS) study
    Karin S Coyne
    United BioSource Corporation, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Urology 79:95-101. 2012
    ..To estimate the prevalence of overactive bladder (OAB) in men and women in the United States (US) to determine whether there were racial differences...
  11. pmc The responsiveness of the uterine fibroid symptom and health-related quality of life questionnaire (UFS-QOL)
    Gale Harding
    United BioSource Corporation, 7101 Wisconsin Ave, Suite 600, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 6:99. 2008
    ..The purpose of the study was to examine the responsiveness of the Uterine Fibroid Symptom and Health-Related Quality of Life Questionnaire (UFS-QOL) with treatment of uterine fibroids...
  12. pmc Correlations among improvements in urgency urinary incontinence, health-related quality of life, and perception of bladder-related problems in incontinent subjects with overactive bladder treated with tolterodine or placebo
    Philip E V van Kerrebroeck
    Department of Urology, University Hospital Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 7:13. 2009
    ..This study determined the correlation of changes in bladder diary variables and other PROs in subjects with overactive bladder (OAB)...
  13. doi The impact of OAB on sexual health in men and women: results from EpiLUTS
    Karin S Coyne
    United BioSource Corporation, Bethesda, MD, USA
    J Sex Med 8:1603-15. 2011
    ..Prior research suggests that overactive bladder (OAB) is common and adversely affects sexuality in both men and women. However, more data are needed from population-based studies to evaluate the impact OAB on sexual health...
  14. doi The impact of overactive bladder, incontinence and other lower urinary tract symptoms on quality of life, work productivity, sexuality and emotional well-being in men and women: results from the EPIC study
    Karin S Coyne
    United BioSource Corporation, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    BJU Int 101:1388-95. 2008
    ..To examine the effect overactive bladder (OAB) and other lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) on health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in a population sample, as OAB often occurs in conjunction with many other LUTS...
  15. doi The psychometric validation of the OAB family impact measure (OAB-FIM)
    Karin S Coyne
    United BioSource Corporation, Bethesda, Maryland 20814, USA
    Neurourol Urodyn 29:359-69. 2010
    ..Presently, no validated instruments exist to assess family impact, thus we examined the psychometric properties of a new instrument, the overactive bladder family impact measure (OAB-FIM)...
  16. doi The prevalence of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) in the USA, the UK and Sweden: results from the Epidemiology of LUTS (EpiLUTS) study
    Karin S Coyne
    United BioSource Corporation, Center for Health Outcomes Research, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    BJU Int 104:352-60. 2009
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  17. doi Rationale for the study methods and design of the epidemiology of lower urinary tract symptoms (EpiLUTS) study
    Karin S Coyne
    United BioSource Corporation, Center for Health Outcomes Research, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    BJU Int 104:348-51. 2009
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  18. doi "We have to stop again?!": The impact of overactive bladder on family members
    Karin S Coyne
    Centerfor Health Outcomes Research, United BioSource Corporation, 7101 Wisconsin Ave Suite 600, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Neurourol Urodyn 28:969-75. 2009
    ..Given the social context inherent in OAB, the purpose of this study was to identify issues faced by OAB family members...
  19. doi The burden of lower urinary tract symptoms: evaluating the effect of LUTS on health-related quality of life, anxiety and depression: EpiLUTS
    Karin S Coyne
    United BioSource Corporation, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    BJU Int 103:4-11. 2009
    ....
  20. doi Risk factors and comorbid conditions associated with lower urinary tract symptoms: EpiLUTS
    Karin S Coyne
    United BioSource Corporation, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    BJU Int 103:24-32. 2009
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  21. doi Patient reported outcomes: the ICIQ and the state of the art
    Karin Coyne
    Center for Health Outcomes Research, United BioSource Corporation, Bethesda, Maryland 20814, USA
    Neurourol Urodyn 29:645-51. 2010
    ..To promote wider use of questionnaires to standardize assessment of lower pelvic dysfunction and its impact on HRQL. To facilitate communication in different patient settings and patient groups...
  22. doi Assessing patients' descriptions of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) and perspectives on treatment outcomes: results of qualitative research
    K S Coyne
    United BioSource Corporation, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Int J Clin Pract 64:1260-78. 2010
    ..Understanding the patient's experience and symptom descriptions is critical to assess outcomes. Thus, there is a need for qualitative research to better understand how patients describe their symptoms and treatment expectations...
  23. doi The prevalence of chronic constipation and faecal incontinence among men and women with symptoms of overactive bladder
    Karin S Coyne
    United BioSource Corporation, Bethesda, MD, USA
    BJU Int 107:254-61. 2011
    ..To estimate the prevalence and overlap of overactive bladder (OAB), chronic constipation (CC) and faecal incontinence (FI) among a general population sample of adults in the USA...
  24. doi Validation of a 3-item OAB awareness tool
    K S Coyne
    United BioSource Corporation, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Int J Clin Pract 65:219-24. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to validate a short awareness tool to assist patients in identifying if they have bothersome overactive bladder (OAB) symptoms...
  25. doi The psychometric validation of a 1-week recall period for the OAB-q
    Karin S Coyne
    United BioSource Corporation, 7101 Wisconsin Ave, Suite 600, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Int Urogynecol J 22:1555-63. 2011
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  26. doi National community prevalence of overactive bladder in the United States stratified by sex and age
    Karin S Coyne
    United BioSource Corporation, Center for Health Outcomes Research, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Urology 77:1081-7. 2011
    ..To estimate the prevalence of and bother associated with overactive bladder (OAB) in adults aged ≥40 years in the United States, using current International Continence Society definitions...
  27. doi The impact of overactive bladder on mental health, work productivity and health-related quality of life in the UK and Sweden: results from EpiLUTS
    Karin S Coyne
    United BioSource Corporation, Bethesda, MD, USA
    BJU Int 108:1459-71. 2011
    ..To examine the prevalence and burden of overactive bladder (OAB) with bother in the UK and Sweden compared to OAB without bother and no/minimal OAB/lower urinary tract (LUTS) symptoms, respectively...
  28. doi Validation of the urinary sensation scale (USS)
    Karin S Coyne
    United BioSource Corporation, Center for Health Outcomes Research, Bethesda, Maryland 20814, USA
    Neurourol Urodyn 30:360-5. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the validity of the Urinary Sensation Scale (USS) in men with overactive bladder and voiding symptoms (OAB-LUTS) and women with overactive bladder (OAB)...
  29. ncbi Evaluating the impact of overactive bladder on sexual health in women: what is relevant?
    Karin S Coyne
    United BioSource Corporation, Center for Health Outcomes Research, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    J Sex Med 4:124-36. 2007
    ..To assess sexual health, relevant, valid, and reliable questionnaires need to be used...
  30. ncbi The validation of the patient perception of bladder condition (PPBC): a single-item global measure for patients with overactive bladder
    Karin S Coyne
    United BioSource Corporation, Center for Health Outcomes Research, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Eur Urol 49:1079-86. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the validity and responsiveness of a global measure for overactive bladder (OAB), the Patient Perception of Bladder Condition (PPBC)...
  31. ncbi The responsiveness of the OAB-q among OAB patient subgroups
    Karin S Coyne
    Center for Health Outcomes Research, United BioSource Corporation, 7101 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Neurourol Urodyn 26:196-203. 2007
    ..The purpose of this analysis was to assess the responsiveness of the OAB-q among OAB patient subgroups with a focus on continent patients...
  32. ncbi Assessing the direct costs of treating nonvalvular atrial fibrillation in the United States
    Karin S Coyne
    United BioSource Corporation, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Value Health 9:348-56. 2006
    ..To determine the health-care resource use and costs attributable to treating atrial fibrillation (AF) in the United States...
  33. ncbi Overactive bladder and women's sexual health: what is the impact?
    Karin S Coyne
    United BioSource Corporation, Center for Health Outcomes Research, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    J Sex Med 4:656-66. 2007
    ..Overactive bladder (OAB) is quite prevalent and significantly affects health-related quality of life and daily functioning...
  34. doi Examining lower urinary tract symptom constellations using cluster analysis
    Karin S Coyne
    Center for Health Outcomes Research, United BioSource Corporation, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    BJU Int 101:1267-73. 2008
    ..To gain a better understanding of how patients experience lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) and to determine whether particular symptoms cluster together, as LUTS seldom occur alone...
  35. ncbi Development and validation of patient-reported outcomes measures for overactive bladder: a review of concepts
    Karin S Coyne
    Center for Health Outcomes Research, United BioSource Corporation, Bethesda, Maryland 20814, USA
    Urology 68:9-16. 2006
    ..Several valid and reliable PROs are available for assessing the effects of treatment on symptom severity, symptom bother, and HRQL in patients with overactive bladder...
  36. doi Relationships between improvements in symptoms and patient assessments of bladder condition, symptom bother and health-related quality of life in patients with overactive bladder treated with tolterodine
    K S Coyne
    Center for Health Outcomes Research, United BioSource Corporation, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Int J Clin Pract 62:925-31. 2008
    ..Relationships were evaluated between treatment-related improvements in overactive bladder (OAB) symptoms as recorded in bladder diaries and patient-reported symptom bother, bladder-related problems and health-related quality of life (HRQL)...
  37. doi Psychometric equivalence of the OAB-q in Danish, German, Polish, Swedish, and Turkish
    Karin S Coyne
    United BioSource Corporation, Center for Health Outcomes Research, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Value Health 11:1096-101. 2008
    ..This analysis evaluated the psychometric equivalence of five language versions of the OAB-q...
  38. ncbi The state of patient-reported outcomes in atrial fibrillation : a review of current measures
    Karin Coyne
    The MEDTAP Institute at United BioSource Corporation UBC, Bethesda, Maryland 20814, USA
    Pharmacoeconomics 23:687-708. 2005
    ..The impact of paroxysmal AF versus permanent AF is not well delineated, and sex and nationality differences are not known. In addition, the impact of AF on daily activities and HR-QOL is not clearly described...
  39. ncbi Determining the importance of change in the overactive bladder questionnaire
    Karin S Coyne
    United BioSource Corporation Center for Health Outcomes Research, Bethesda, Maryland 20814, USA
    J Urol 176:627-32; discussion 632. 2006
    ..It has been shown to be reliable, valid and responsive. We established the minimally important difference of the overactive bladder questionnaire...
  40. doi Urinary incontinence and its relationship to mental health and health-related quality of life in men and women in Sweden, the United Kingdom, and the United States
    Karin S Coyne
    United BioSource Corporation, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Eur Urol 61:88-95. 2012
    ..Additional research is needed to examine the prevalence and burden of UI subtype including postmicturition incontinence, nocturnal enuresis, coital incontinence, and incontinence for unspecified reasons...
  41. doi Comorbidities and personal burden of urgency urinary incontinence: a systematic review
    K S Coyne
    Center for Health Outcomes Research, United BioSource Corporation, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Int J Clin Pract 67:1015-33. 2013
    ..This article summarises published evidence on comorbidities and the personal burden associated specifically with UUI to provide clinicians with a clear perspective on the impact of UUI on patients...
  42. ncbi The prevalence of nocturia and its effect on health-related quality of life and sleep in a community sample in the USA
    K S Coyne
    MEDTAP International, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    BJU Int 92:948-54. 2003
    ..To evaluate the prevalence of nocturia and its effects, with and without concomitant overactive bladder (OAB, i.e. urgency, frequency, urge incontinence and nocturia), on health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and sleep...
  43. ncbi The impact on health-related quality of life of stress, urge and mixed urinary incontinence
    K S Coyne
    MEDTAP International, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    BJU Int 92:731-5. 2003
    ..To examine the impact of each type of urinary incontinence (stress, urge, and mixed) on health-related quality of life (HRQL)...
  44. ncbi The responsiveness of the Overactive Bladder Questionnaire (OAB-q)
    Karin S Coyne
    MEDTAP International, Inc, Center for Health Outcomes Research, 7101 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 600, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Qual Life Res 14:849-55. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the responsiveness of the Overactive Bladder questionnaire (OAB-q) during anti-muscarinic treatment...
  45. doi Derivation and validation of the ASK-12 adherence barrier survey
    Louis S Matza
    Center for Health Outcomes Research, United BioSource Corporation, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 43:1621-30. 2009
    ..The ASK-20 survey is a previously validated patient-report measure of barriers to medication adherence and adherence-related behavior...
  46. ncbi Impact of overactive bladder on work productivity in the United States: results from EpiLUTS
    Chris C Sexton
    Center for Health Outcomes Research, United BioSource Corporation, 7101 Wisconsin Ave, Ste 600, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Am J Manag Care 15:S98-S107. 2009
    ..Consequently, the impact of OAB and other lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) on work productivity was evaluated in employed men and women aged 40 to 65 in the United States...
  47. doi The overlap of storage, voiding and postmicturition symptoms and implications for treatment seeking in the USA, UK and Sweden: EpiLUTS
    Chris C Sexton
    United BioSource Corporation, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    BJU Int 103:12-23. 2009
    ..To assess the (i) the overlap between voiding, storage, and postmicturition symptoms; and (ii) the relative effect of bother and implications for treatment seeking within these symptom groups, using data from the EpiLUTS study...
  48. doi Psychometric validation of the overactive bladder satisfaction with treatment questionnaire (OAB-SAT-q)
    Mary Kay Margolis
    United BioSource Corporation, Center for Health Outcomes Research, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Neurourol Urodyn 28:416-22. 2009
    ..This study evaluated the reliability and validity of the OAB Satisfaction with Treatment Questionnaire (OAB-SAT-q)...
  49. ncbi Further testing of the reliability and validity of the ASK-20 adherence barrier questionnaire in a medical center outpatient population
    Louis S Matza
    Center for Health Outcomes Research, United BioSource Corporation, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 24:3197-206. 2008
    ..This study examined the psychometric properties of the ASK-20 questionnaire, which was developed to assess barriers to medication adherence...
  50. ncbi The impact of urinary urgency and frequency on health-related quality of life in overactive bladder: results from a national community survey
    Karin S Coyne
    MEDTAP International, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Value Health 7:455-63. 2004
    ..Most attention to OAB's impact on health-related quality of life (HRQL), however, has focused on urge incontinence. The objective of this study was to evaluate the burden of OAB, specifically urinary urgency and frequency on HRQL...
  51. doi Persistence and adherence in the treatment of overactive bladder syndrome with anticholinergic therapy: a systematic review of the literature
    C C Sexton
    Center for Health Outcomes Research, United BioSource Corporation, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Int J Clin Pract 65:567-85. 2011
    ..Strategies should be identified to increase persistence and adherence. New agents and non-pharmacologic alternatives with good efficacy and minimal side effects should be explored...
  52. ncbi Test-retest reliability of four questionnaires for patients with overactive bladder: the overactive bladder questionnaire (OAB-q), patient perception of bladder condition (PPBC), urgency questionnaire (UQ), and the primary OAB symptom questionnaire (POSQ)
    Louis S Matza
    MEDTAP International, Inc, Bethesda, Maryland 20814, USA
    Neurourol Urodyn 24:215-25. 2005
    ....
  53. ncbi The impact of diabetic retinopathy: perspectives from patient focus groups
    Karin S Coyne
    MEDTAP International, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Fam Pract 21:447-53. 2004
    ..Diabetic retinopathy (DR) affects 50-85% of people with diabetes and may result in visual impairment or blindness...
  54. ncbi Development and validation of a disease-specific treatment satisfaction questionnaire for gastro-oesophageal reflux disease
    K S Coyne
    MEDTAP International, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 18:907-15. 2003
    ..Currently, no disease-specific, patient-based, treatment satisfaction instruments related to gastro-oesophageal reflux disease exist...
  55. ncbi Validation of an overactive bladder awareness tool for use in primary care settings
    Karin S Coyne
    The MEDTAP Institute at United BioSource Corporation, 7101 Wisconsin Ave, Suite 600, Bethesda, Maryland 20814, USA
    Adv Ther 22:381-94. 2005
    ..7 (95% CI: 29.3; 312.4). The OAB-V8 performed well in helping clinicians identify patients with bothersome OAB symptoms in a primary care setting and will assist clinicians in identifying patients who may benefit from treatment...
  56. ncbi Evaluating effects of method of administration on Walking Impairment Questionnaire
    Karin S Coyne
    MEDTAP International, 7101 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 600, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    J Vasc Surg 38:296-304. 2003
    ..Currently this questionnaire is validated for interviewer administration only. Since this can be burdensome in a large clinical trial, we examined the effects of alternative methods of administration on patient responses on the WIQ...
  57. ncbi Health-related quality of life in patients treated for hypertension: a review of the literature from 1990 to 2000
    Karin S Coyne
    MEDTAP International, Inc, Bethesda, Maryland 20814, USA
    Clin Ther 24:142-69. 2002
    ..Although the effects of antihypertensive therapy on HRQL have been extensively investigated, there is little synthesis of the research findings...
  58. doi Lower urinary tract symptoms in women-a common but neglected problem
    Christine Bradway
    School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 6096, USA
    J Am Acad Nurse Pract 20:311-8. 2008
    ..The purpose of this review is to provide nurse practitioners (NPs) an understanding of female lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS)...
  59. ncbi Validation of the urgency perception scale
    Linda Cardozo
    Urogynaecology, Kings College Hospital, London, UK
    BJU Int 95:591-6. 2005
    ..To ascertain the validity and responsiveness of the Urgency Perception Scale (UPS) as an indicator of perceived urinary urgency...
  60. ncbi Patient-reported outcomes in overactive bladder: importance for determining clinical effectiveness of treatment
    Linda Brubaker
    Department of Obstetrics, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois 60153, USA
    Urology 68:3-8. 2006
    ..We provide an overview of instruments used to assess symptoms, health-related quality of life, and treatment satisfaction in patients with OAB and discuss how PROs can be incorporated into clinical trial protocols...
  61. doi Beyond the cluster: methodological and clinical implications in the Boston Area Community Health survey and EPIC studies
    Raymond C Rosen
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    BJU Int 101:1274-8. 2008
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  62. ncbi Application of structural equation modeling to health outcomes research
    Ron D Hays
    University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Eval Health Prof 28:295-309. 2005
    ..The results of SEM studies can contribute to better understanding of the validity of health outcome measures and of relationships between physiologic, clinical, and health outcome variables...
  63. ncbi Translating overactive bladder questionnaires in 14 languages
    Catherine Acquadro
    MAPI Research Institute, Lyon, France
    Urology 67:536-40. 2006
    ..The linguistic validation was conducted following a rigorous method to ensure conceptual equivalence between the original and its translations...