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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Further evaluation may include a bladder diary in which the patient documents voided volumes, voiding frequency, and number of incontinent episodes; symptom-specific questionnaires; and/or urodynamic testing.
Comparison of sensation-related voiding patterns between continent and incontinent women: A study with a 3-day sensation-related bladder diary (SR-BD).
3,4) A recent study of women with mixed urinary incontinence who completing a 30-day enhanced bladder diary found that stress-induced urgency incontinence was actually the most common pattern seen among their incontinence episodes.
In the bladder diary, you record what, when and how much liquid you drink; how many times you urinate and how much; how many leaks you have; whether you felt an urgency to urinate; and what you were doing at the time you experienced a leak.
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.
Asking a patient to use a bladder diary to track his or her fluid intake and voiding can also be helpful in identifying patients with OAB (see sample diary at www.
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.
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.