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National Clinical Guideline Centre (UK). The Management of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms in Men [Internet]. London: Royal College of Physicians (UK); 2010. (NICE Clinical Guidelines, No. 97.)

Appendix HInternational Prostate Symptom Score (IPSS)

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INTERNATIONAL-PROSTATE SYMPTOM SCORE (I-PSS)
Not at allLess than 1 time in 5Less than half the timeAbout half the timeMore than half the timeAlmost always
1. Over the past 4 weeks, how often have you had a sensation of not emptying your bladder completely after you finished urinating?012345
2. Over the past 4 weeks, how often have you had to urinate again less than two hours after you finished urinating?0l2345
3. Over the past 4 weeks, how often have you found you stopped and started again several times when you urinated?012345
4. Over the past 4 weeks, how often have you found it difficult to postpone urination?012345
5 Over the past 4 weeks, how often has your urinary stream been weaker than usual?012345
6 Over the past 4 weeks, how often have you had to push or strain to begin urination?012345
None1 time2 times3 times4 times5 or more times
7. Over the past 4 weeks, how many times, in general, did you get up to urinate from the time you went to bed at night until the time you got up in the morning?012345
  Total I-PSS Score S =
QUALITY OF LIFE DUE TO URINARY SYMPTOMS
DelightedPleasedMostly satisfiedMixed - neither satisfied nor dissatisfiedMostly dissatisfiedUnhappyTerrible
1. If you were to spend the rest of your life with your urinary condition just the way it is now, how would you feel about that?0123456
  Quality of life assessment index L =

I-PSS contact information and permission to use: MAPI Research Trust, Lyon, France. E-mail: gro.tsurt-ipam@tcatnoc Website: www​.mapi-trust.org I-PSS 1_Standard_UK English_Mapi lnstitute_ID2831

International Prostate Symptom Score – Acute version

INTERNATIONAL-PROSTATE SYMPTOM SCORE
QuestionNot at allLess than 1 time in 5Less than half the timeAbout half the timeMore than half the timeAlmost a1ways
1. Over the past week, how often have you had a sensation of not emptying your bladder completely after you finished urinating?012345
2. Over the past week, how often have you had to urinate again less than two hours after you finished urinating?012345
3. Over the past week, how often have you found you stopped and started again several times when you urinated?012345
4. Over the past week. how often have you found it difficult to postpone urination?012345
5. Over the past week, how often has your urinary stream been weaker than usual?012345
6. Over the past week, how often have you had to push or strain to begin urination?012345
None1 time2 times3 times4 times5 or more times
7. Over the past week, how many times, in general, did you get up to urinate from the time you went to bed at night until the time you got up in the morning?012345
QUALITY OF LIFE DUE TO URINARY SYMPTOMS
QuestionDelightedPleasedMostly satisfiedMixed - neither satisfied nor dissatisfiedMostly dissatisfiedUnhappyTerrible
1. If you were to spend the rest of your life with your urinary condition just the way it is now, how would you feel about that?0123456

I-PSS contact information and permission to use: MAPI Research Trust, Lyon, France. E-mail: gro.tsurt-ipam@tcatnoc Website: www​.mapi-trust.org I-PSS1 Acute- UK English–ID3546_15/02/99

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