List of quality statements

List of quality statements

Statement 1. Men with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) are offered a full physical examination, including a digital rectal examination, as part of their initial assessment.

Statement 2. Men with bothersome lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) are asked to complete a urinary frequency and volume chart, as part of their initial assessment.

Statement 3. Men with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) whose symptoms are not bothersome or complicated are given written advice on lifestyle interventions, as part of their initial assessment.

Statement 4. Men with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) who have urinary incontinence are offered a choice of temporary containment products, as part of their initial assessment.

Statement 5. Men with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) who have post-micturition dribble are given information about how to perform urethral milking.

Statement 6. Men with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) who are prescribed drug treatments to manage symptoms receive a timely medication review.

Statement 7. Men with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) are offered a measurement of flow rate and post-void residual volume, as part of their specialist assessment.

Statement 8. Men with voiding symptoms are offered surgery only if voiding symptoms are severe or if drug treatment and conservative management have been unsuccessful or are not appropriate.