bladder diary

bladder diary

A patient-generated log of liquid intake and urine output, usually maintained over a 24-hour period, as a way of helping the clinical team to evaluate urinary frequency, urgency or incontinence.
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Bladder diary and urodynamic results at onset and last follow-up [Table omitted]
Secondary aim: change in quality of life, alterations of parameters in the bladder diary and adverse events (AE).
On the chart, also called a bladder diary, the patient records fluid intake, time and volume of voids, incontinence episodes and catheterisation episodes.
36-39) Locher et al (36) determined that 7-days of the bladder diary were required to obtain reliable results.
They also completed a standardized 48-hour bladder diary (preoperatively and three months after the treatment).
In some cases additional data obtained from a bladder diary may provide useful information.
Women also performed a 24-hour pad test, kept a 3-day bladder diary, and underwent a standardized stress test.
Changes in daily frequency of urinary incontinence episodes were monitored via a patient bladder diary over 24 weeks.
Sufferers start by keeping a bladder diary for six weeks just recording time, frequency and volume for the first three days.
Watch for changes in your bladder diary, and slowly eliminate what you feel to be causing problems.
Palmer: I think the most useful tool is a bladder diary, or record.
Another presentation at the ICS meeting, entitled "Urodynamic Observations Correlate with Patient Bladder Diary Measures of 24-Hour Frequency and Urge Urinary Incontinence" (ICS 2003, abstract number 420), offered rarely presented evidence of an association between traditional urodynamic data and clinical symptoms of OAB, based on data from a 358-patient, randomized, double-blind, active-controlled European trial.