IPSS Score

 

The IPSS Score can give a valuable feedback to you regarding you current symptom severity and effect of treatment.

Not at all Less than 1 time in 5 Less than half the time About half the time More than half the time Almost always
1. Over the past 4 weeks, how often have you had a sensation of not emptying your bladder completely after you finished urinating? 0 1 2 3 4 5
2. Over the past 4 weeks, how often have you had to urinate again less than two hours after you finished urinating? 0 l 2 3 4 5
3. Over the past 4 weeks, how often have you found you stopped and started again several times when you urinated? 0 1 2 3 4 5
4. Over the past 4 weeks, how often have you found it difficult to postpone urination? 0 1 2 3 4 5
5 Over the past 4 weeks, how often has your urinary stream been weaker than usual? 0 1 2 3 4 5
6 Over the past 4 weeks, how often have you had to push or strain to begin urination? 0 1 2 3 4 5
None 1 time 2 times 3 times 4 times 5 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? 0 1 2 3 4 5

Quality of Life Score

Delighted Pleased Mostly satisfied Mixed – neither satisfied nor dissatisfied Mostly dissatisfied Unhappy Terrible
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? 0 1 2 3 4 5 6